1937 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria ABH 70.258
Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
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Moths Geometridae » Ennominae
Wingspan 30-38 mm.
Phenology July and August, sometimes again in September in the sou
Description A number of forms exist
Typical forms are brownish with darker streaks and markings,
there is also a greyish form, f. perfumaria,
as well as an almost black melanic variant.
Can be separated with care by their forewing markings
Feathered Beauty P. secundaria,
Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata,
Great Oak Beauty Hypomecis roboraria
Satin Beauty Deileptenia ribeata,
Life Cycle Larva feeds on Hawthorn, Plum, Privet, Silver and Downy Birch, Alder Buckthorn, Honeysuckle, Traveller's-joy and Ivy.