Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1234354

Pepper and Salt Geometer
Biston betularia

Observation date: September 14, 2019
Submitted by: Ed Buchs
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen on native Joe Pye Weed. At first I thought it was a small stick that had fallen but on closer observation noted that it was a caterpillar. Was on the plant for two days.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: December 30, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Walworth County