|1930 ~ Oak Beauty ~ Biston strataria|
Resident. Common S,C,(N).
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 51-56mm.
Mostly mature oak woodland but also found in hedgerows, gardens and urban areas.
Most broadleaf trees.
Overwinters as a pupa underground. Larva May-July.
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Photo by MDH, 15th Mar 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 20th Mar 2012, Commins Coch
Pic shows dark form