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GeometridaeInchworms
Ennominae


Biston betularia
Peppered Moth

Phylo: 911062 Hodges: 6640
Size: ws 45 - 62 mm
Range: (Can): NWT and all provinces except Lab.
Range: (NA): MPG range and flight data
Range: (World): Britain, Europe, Asia.
Season: (BC): May - Aug
Food: Polyphagous:  See "Hosts" link for details.
Comments: This moth gained some prominence when it was revealed as an indicator of industrial pollution in the British woodlands. In polluted areas a darker form becomes predominant, instead of the normally dominant pale colour form.




2016-06-05


2016-06-08 --- daylight


2016-06-25


2017-07-30

2018-06-26

2019-07-10


Local Data

Observations: 13 record(s)
Year(s) recorded: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.
First flight: Jun 05
Last flight: Jul 31
FWL: 24 - 25 mm


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BOLDBarcode of Life Data Systems — University of Guelph
BGBug Guide — Iowa State University
BAMONAButterflies and Moths of North America
EFEFauna BC — University of British Columbia
EHSE.H.Strickland Museum — University of Alberta
HostsHosts Database — Natural History Museum (London)
LM (EBM)Lepidoptera Mundi — European Butterflies and Moths
MPGMoth Photographers Group — University of Mississippi
UKMUK Moths.org
WikipediaWikipedia.org