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Geometer moth

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  1. The geometer moths or Geometridae are a family of the order Lepidoptera

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  2. The name "Geometridae" ultimately derives from geometer ("earth-measurer")

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  3. A very large family, it has around 26,000 species of moths described (over 300 of which occur in the British Isles)

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  4. A well-known member is the Peppered Moth, Biston betularia, which has been subject of numerous studies in population genetics

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  5. Several other geometer moths are rather notorious pests

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