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Species Account for Biston betularia

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Biston betularia  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Peppered Moth
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

caterpillar on Marsh Thistle Copyright: Robert Smith

 
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National status: Common



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Biston betularia 5
Biston betularia 5
caterpillar on Marsh Thistle
caterpillar on Marsh Thistle
Peppered Moth caterpillar
Peppered Moth caterpillar
Peppered Moth f.insularia
Peppered Moth f.insularia
Peppered Moth 2
Peppered Moth 2
Peppered Moth Carbonaria.
Peppered Moth Carbonaria.

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Biston betularia on UK Moths website
 
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Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 246 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 79 records with habitat detail and method information)

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