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Geometridae
911062.00 – 6640   Biston betularia (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Peppered Moth

© John Davis
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
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
© Martha Reinhardt

Biston betularia
© Giff Beaton LG
on Rhododendron
Biston betularia
© Anthony W. Thomas

Biston betularia
© Jason Dombroskie

Biston betularia
© Jason Dombroskie

Biston betularia
© Canadian National Collection LG

Biston betularia
© Martha Reinhardt


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