Biston betularia – Pepper & Salt Geometer

Family Geometridae   Hodges # 6640

Caterpillar foods: many trees and shrubs including alder, birch, cherry, currant, dogwood, elm, hackberry, maple, poplar, walnut, white pine, willow  (Bugguide)

This moth is also found in Europe, and has been studied as an example of industrial melanism.

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