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Geometridae
911062.006640Biston betularia (Linnaeus, 1758) – Peppered Moth

© John Davis
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Synonymy: Phalaena betularia Linnaeus, 1758
Amphydasis [sic] cognataria Guenée, [1858]
Amphidasis fortitaria Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
Lycia mesle Forbes, 1928
Amphidasis swettaria Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
Amphidasis contrasta Barnes & Benjamin, 1923
References
Biston betularia
© Bob Moul
Biston betularia
© Jason Dombroskie
Biston betularia
© Nelson Poirier
Biston betularia
© Ian Kimber
Biston betularia
© Nolie Schneider
Biston betularia
© Nolie Schneider
Biston betularia
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Biston betularia
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Biston betularia
40mm – © Jim Vargo
Biston betularia
© Jeffrey C. Miller
Biston betularia
© Canadian National Collection LG

Biston betularia
© Anthony W. Thomas

Biston betularia
© Canadian National Collection LG

Biston betularia
© Jason Dombroskie

Biston betularia
© Jason Dombroskie

Biston betularia
© Martha Reinhardt

Biston betularia
© Martha Reinhardt


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