Biston strataria (Hufnagel, 1767)
(oak beauty)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesBiston strataria (oak beauty)
TribeBistonini (a tribe of moths)
SubfamilyENNOMINAE (a subfamily of moths)
FamilyGEOMETRIDAE (geometrids, carpets, pugs and loopers)
SuperfamilyGEOMETROIDEA (butterfly moths)
CladeMacrolepidoptera (macro-moths)
CladeObtectomera (butterflies and most moths)
CladeApoditrysia (butterflies and most moths)
InfraorderDitrysia (butterflies and most moths)
InfraorderHeteroneura (a suborder of moths and butterflies)
SuborderGLOSSATA (a suborder of moths)
OrderLEPIDOPTERA (butterflies and moths)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Biston strataria (Oak Beauty) :
1: Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)
12 Mar 2007 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
9am, on brickwall of house an shaded side
Image 1: Adult - dorsal view - in situImage 2: Adult - dorsal view - in situ - close-up
2: Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)
15 Mar 2004 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
near lighted window after dark (10pm)
Image 1: Top viewImage 2: Top view (2)Image 3: Underside
3: Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)
6 Mar 2002 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
at lighted window in evening
Image 1: Front viewImage 2: Side viewImage 3: Side view (2)Image 4: Top viewImage 5: Top view (2)Image 6: Top view (3)Image 7: Wing - close-up

Biston strataria (Oak Beauty) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 1 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)
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