Peppered Moth
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: Jul. 18, 2003
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Common Name:  Peppered Moth

Latin Name:  Biston betularia cognataria Guenée, 1857
                        (B. Patterson, det.)

Wingspan:  53 mm

Range: Alberta

Habitat:  Mixed wood forests, park and shrublands

Time of year seen: July

Caterpillar's Diet: Willow, white birch, alder,
                                    larch, poplar, and Maple



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