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Oak Beauty
Biston strataria

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1930 / 70.251

Bedfordshire status
Common resident

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 10 February to 30 April - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 19 (86%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/03/2023530TL24 - Biggleswade (East), Potton
17/03/2023330TL24 - Biggleswade (East), Potton
11/02/2023130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
28/01/2023130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
12/04/2022130TL14 - Biggleswade (West), Sandy
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Forewing: 17-27mm.
Flight: One generation Feb-April.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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