Geometridae Ennominae Bistonini Apochima flabellaria Biston stratarius
Biston betularius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Peppered Moth
Phalène du bouleau, Biston du bouleau

Genus: Biston Leach, [1815]   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
B. betularius (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 13, 2006 [41.76021, 12.79564]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
B. betularius (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Monti della Laga (Rieti), Italy, July 1990
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
B. betularius (© Toon Verbruggen)
Adult, Hoboken Polder, Antwerp, Belgium, July 17, 2004
(Photo by Toon Verbruggen)
B. betularius (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Namur, Olloy sur Viroin, 225m, Belgium, May 25, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
B. betularius (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Namur, Olloy sur Viroin, 225m, Belgium, May 25, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
B. betularius (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Manziana (Roma), Italy, July 1992
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
B. betularius (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, unknown locality, June 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
B. betularius (© Toon Verbruggen)
Adult, Antwerp, Belgium, July 1, 2004
(Photo by Toon Verbruggen)
B. betularius (© Toon Verbruggen)
Adult, Antwerp, Belgium, July 1, 2004
(Photo by Toon Verbruggen)

Larva:
B. betularius (© Diego Reggianti)
Larva, Pramand, Val di Susa (Torino), September 1993
(Photo by Diego Reggianti)

Foodplants:
Betula, Salix, Populus, Quercus, Alnus, Ulmus, Prunus, Crataegus, Rhamnus, Tilia, Sorbus, Rubus, Trifolium, Vaccinium, Artemisia, Lupinus, Rosa, Ribes, Spiraea

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