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Moths

Group Description

There are over 2500 species of moth in the UK.

SubGroups

name latinname species sightings media image
Alder Moth Acronicta alni 1 1 5 image for Alder Moth
Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa 1 6 19 image for Angle Shades
Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla 1 3 13 image for Beautiful Plume
Box-tree Moth Cydalima perspectalis 1 2 10 image for Box-tree Moth
Broad-blotch Drill Dichrorampha alpinana 1 2 10 image for Broad-blotch Drill
Buff-tip Phalera bucephala 1 1 4 image for Buff-tip
Burnet Companion Euclidia glyphica 1 2 6 image for Burnet Companion
Carnation Tortrix Cacoecimorpha pronubana 1 4 7 image for Carnation Tortrix
Cinnabar Moth Tyria jacobaeae 1 8 21 image for Cinnabar Moth
Common Drill Dichrorampha petiverella 1 1 1 image for Common Drill
Common Drill Dichrorampha petiverella 1 1 1 image for Common Drill
Common Emerald Hemithea aestivaria 1 1 0 image for Common Emerald
Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata 1 2 6 image for Common Marbled Carpet
Common Nettle-tap Anthophila fabriciana 1 2 3 image for Common Nettle-tap
Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla 1 3 14 image for Common Plume
Common Rose Bell Notocelia rosaecolana 1 1 4 image for Common Rose Bell
Common Yellow Conch Agapeta hamana 1 1 2 image for Common Yellow Conch
Copper Underwing Amphipyra pyramidea 1 1 6 image for Copper Underwing
Dark Fleabane Neb Apodia bifractella 1 1 5 image for Dark Fleabane Neb
Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata 1 2 5 image for Double-striped Pug
Dusky Pearl Udea prunalis 1 1 1 image for Dusky Pearl
Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor 1 2 4 image for Elephant Hawk-moth
Feathered Slender Caloptilia cuculipennella 1 1 2 image for Feathered Slender
Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata 1 1 4 image for Garden Carpet
Garden Grass-veneer Chrysoteuchia culmella 1 4 31 image for Garden Grass-veneer
Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis 1 1 8 image for Garden Pebble
Gold-fringed Drill Dichrorampha vancouverana 1 1 3 image for Gold-fringed Drill
Grass Rivulet Perizoma albulata 1 2 12 image for Grass Rivulet
Green Long-horn Adela reaumurella 1 1 2 image for Green Long-horn
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi 1 1 10 image for Grey Dagger
Grey Knot-horn Acrobasis advenella 1 1 3 image for Grey Knot-horn
Hummingbird Hawkmoth Macroglossum stellatarum 1 7 11 image for Hummingbird Hawkmoth
Jersey Tiger Euplagia quadripunctaria 1 1 5 image for Jersey Tiger
Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis 1 14 36 image for Knot Grass
Large Long-horn Nematopogon swammerdamella 1 1 2 image for Large Long-horn
Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba 1 1 6 image for Large Yellow Underwing
Latticed Heath Chiasmia clathrata 1 1 11 image for Latticed Heath
Lead-coloured Drill Dichrorampha plumbana 1 1 2 image for Lead-coloured Drill
Leek Moth Acrolepiopsis assectella 1 2 9 image for Leek Moth
Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes 1 2 10 image for Lesser Yellow Underwing
Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana 1 2 6 image for Light Brown Apple Moth
Long-horned Flat-body Carcina quercana 1 1 4 image for Long-horned Flat-body
Marsh Grass-veneer Crambus uliginosellus 1 2 2 image for Marsh Grass-veneer
Moth Unidentified Moth Unidentified 1 1 3 image for Moth Unidentified
Moth Unidentified 1 Moth Unidentified 1 1 1 5 image for Moth Unidentified 1
Moth Unidentified 15 Moth Unidentified 15 1 2 5 image for Moth Unidentified 15
Moth Unidentified 16 Moth Unidentified 16 1 1 4 image for Moth Unidentified 16
Moth Unidentified 18 Moth Unidentified 18 1 2 5 image for Moth Unidentified 18
Moth Unidentified 19 Moth Unidentified 19 1 1 4 image for Moth Unidentified 19
Moth Unidentified 2 Moth Unidentified 2 1 1 1 image for Moth Unidentified 2
Moth Unidentified 2 Moth Unidentified 2 1 2 2 image for Moth Unidentified 2
Moth Unidentified 20 Moth Unidentified 20 1 1 3 image for Moth Unidentified 20
Moth Unidentified 21 Moth Unidentified 21 1 1 3 image for Moth Unidentified 21
Mother Of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis 1 1 3 image for Mother Of Pearl
Mother Shipton Callistege mi 1 1 1 image for Mother Shipton
Mullein Moth Cucullia verbasci 1 3 11 image for Mullein Moth
Muslin Moth Diaphora mendica 1 1 3 image for Muslin Moth
November Moth Epirrita dilutata 1 1 3 image for November Moth
Obscure Drill Dichrorampha aeratana 1 3 5 image for Obscure Drill
Plain Gold Micropterix calthella 1 1 4 image for Plain Gold
Privet Hawk-moth Sphinx ligustri 1 2 13 image for Privet Hawk-moth
Riband Wave Idaea aversata 1 2 6 image for Riband Wave
Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella 1 1 3 image for Rush Veneer
Satin Grass-veneer Crambus perlella 1 1 1 image for Satin Grass-veneer
Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera 1 1 9 image for Scarce Bordered Straw
Scarlet Tiger Moth Callimorpha dominula 1 7 19 image for Scarlet Tiger Moth
Shaded Broad-bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata 1 1 2 image for Shaded Broad-bar
Sharp-winged Drill Dichrorampha acuminatana 1 2 5 image for Sharp-winged Drill
Silky Wave Idaea dilutaria 1 1 5 image for Silky Wave
Silver Y Autographa gamma 1 8 28 image for Silver Y
Silver-ground Carpet Xanthorhoe montanata 1 1 4 image for Silver-ground Carpet
Single-dotted Wave Idaea dimidiata 1 2 4 image for Single-dotted Wave
Six-belted Clearwing Bembecia ichneumoniformis 1 1 5 image for Six-belted Clearwing
Six-spot Burnet Zygaena filipendulae 1 2 11 image for Six-spot Burnet
Small Blood-vein Scopula imitaria 1 2 10 image for Small Blood-vein
Small Dusty Wave Idaea seriata 1 3 7 image for Small Dusty Wave
Small Magpie Anania hortulata 1 1 8 image for Small Magpie
Small Purple and Gold Pyrausta aurata 1 6 17 image for Small Purple and Gold
Spindle Ermine Yponomeuta cagnagella 1 1 2 image for Spindle Ermine
Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa 1 2 6 image for Square-spot Rustic
Straw Dot Rivula sericealis 1 1 2 image for Straw Dot
Swan-feather Dwarf Elachista argentella 1 1 5 image for Swan-feather Dwarf
The Vapourer Orgyia antiqua 1 4 12 image for The Vapourer
Thistle Ermine Myelois circumvoluta 1 1 5 image for Thistle Ermine
Twenty-plume Moth Alucita hexadactyla 1 1 2 image for Twenty-plume Moth
White Plume Pterophorus pentadactyla 1 1 3 image for White Plume
White-barred Gold Micropterix aruncella 1 3 13 image for White-barred Gold
White-spotted Pug Eupithecia tripunctaria 1 1 3 image for White-spotted Pug
Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria 1 1 3 image for Willow Beauty
Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata 1 2 3 image for Yellow Shell
Yellow-barred Long-horn Nemophora degeerella 1 3 11 image for Yellow-barred Long-horn
Yellow-faced Bell Notocelia cynosbatella 1 1 3 image for Yellow-faced Bell