Family: Geometridae Sub-family: Ennominae
Widespread, locally common
Wingspan: 30-38mm. Usually brownish with darker markings but there is a greyish form, f. perfumaria.
Flight time: June-August
Habitat: Woods, parks, scrub, hedges and gardens
Larval food plants include Hawthorn and Ivy.
Similar: Mottled Beauty
Willow Beauty, Peribatodes rhomboidaria
Ballylickey, Co. Cork and Foynes, Co. Limerick, Ireland. August 2011