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70.258 ~ 1937 ~ Willow Beauty ~ Peribatodes rhomboidaria
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C,(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 40-48mm.

Confusion species

Feathered Beauty, Mottled Beauty, Great Oak Beauty and Satin Beauty.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Woodland, scrub, hedgerows, parkland, gardens and urban areas.


Many species of broadleaved trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva on the foodplant. Larva July-June. The cocoon is attached to the foodplant or debris on the ground.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 6th July 2010, Llanfyllin