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Photo © Neil Sherman,  Female, Borovets, Bulgaria. July 2016

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Willow Beauty
Peribatodes rhomboidaria
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Feathered Beauty
Peribatodes secundaria

(Esper, 1794) 1937a / 70.260

Morley's Final Catalogue: Not recorded from the county in Morley's time.

Recent Suffolk Status: A very rare immigrant. 3 county records, the first in west Suffolk in 1999.

Life history: Single-brooded. Two of the Suffolk records were in the summer but the 1999 record was in September.

Identification: Very similar to Willow beauty. Feathered beauty has much more feathered antennae and the outer cross line is strongly curved in the trailing half.

Habitat: Coniferous woodland.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1999.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/06/2020125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
04/07/2006125TM33 - Bawdsey/Felixstowe
24/09/1999+26TL86 - Bury St Edmunds
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Forewing: 17-20mm
Flight: July - Sept
Foodplant:   Norway Spruce
Red List: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Nationally Rare / Immigrant
Former Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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