Oak beauty

(Zool.) a British geometrid moth (Biston prodromaria) whose larva feeds on the oak.

See also: Oak

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Some, such as the Abbott's sphinx, which hides on its host, the grapevine and the Oak beauty, were camouflaged so well it was difficult to spot them at all.
The great oak beauty can be spotted in Ryton Wood, its most northerly British habitat, while Warwickshire is the most southerly point for the angle striped swallow.
Up to 25 moths a night have been in a lamp-trap near Chester, including quaker, twin spot, Hebrew character, oak beauty and the March moth, while the rare Belted Beauty is out now by Meols Common caravans.