Geometridae : Ennominae
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Photo © Mick Dawson,  14/07/2021, Ickwell Green

Immature stages

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Oak Beauty
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Peppered Moth
Biston betularia

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1931 / 70.252

Bedfordshire status
Common resident

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 1 May to 15 August - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 21 (95%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2023130SP92 - Leighton Buzzard, Totternhoe
27/06/2023330TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
27/06/2023230TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
21/06/2023130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
21/06/2023130TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
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Forewing: 22-28mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   many small plants, trees and shrubs
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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