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Peppered Moth
Biston betularia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1931 / 70.252
Photo © Brian Jones,  25/6/10 Gorleston, VC25 (F. insularia)

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Biston strataria
Forewing: 22-28mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   many small plants, trees and shrubs.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/2021225TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
03/07/2021526TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
02/07/2021526TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
02/07/2021126TL85 - Brockley/Alpheton
01/07/2021225TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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