Biston betularia (Peppered Moth)

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Biston betularia (Peppered Moth)

Biston betularia (Peppered Moth)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: "Macro-heterocera" (Macro-moths)
Family: Geometridae (Geometrid moths)
Subfamily: Ennominae
Genus: Biston
Species: Biston betularia (Peppered Moth)

Norwegian name: Bjørkelurvemåler

Host plants: Alder (Alnus), Artemisia, Artemisia campestris, Aspen and Poplar (Populus), Beech (Fagus), Birch (Betula), Elm (Ulmus), Hawthorn (Crataegus), Lime (Tilia), Lupinus, Oak (Quercus), Prunus, Rhamnus, Ribes, Rosa, Rubus, Sorbus, Spiraea, Trifolium, Vaccinium, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)