British Moths Identification

The British Moths Identification page on Wild About Britain can be used to help you identify species of Moths found in the UK.

However, if they all look the same, or you need some help in identifying a particular species, click here to post a question in our forum, where some of our really helpful members should be able to help.

Erannis defoliaria
Ptilodon capucina
Elachista maculicerusella
Idaea seriata
Notodonta ziczac
Cryphia muralis
Spilosoma luteum
Dichomeris marginella
Lithophane ornitopus
Mythimna impura
Synanthedon myopaeformis
Eilema deplana
Agonopterix heracliana
Noctua janthe
Hemistola chrysoprasaria
Xanthia aurago
Eupithecia dodoneata
Cyclophora linearia
Rhyacionia pinicolana
Eupithecia icterata
Limnaecia phragmitella
Catoptria falsella
Noctua comes
Agrotis ripae
Mythimna straminea
Eupithecia succenturiata
Pyropteron chrysidiformis
Miltochrista miniata
Adscita statices
Xestia c-nigrum
Autographa pulchrina
Xestia ditrapezium
Arctia villica
Notodonta dromedarius
Tinea semifulvella
Colostygia pectinataria
Anticlea derivata
Noctua fimbriata
Agonopterix alstromeriana
Nematopogon schwarziellus
Dypterygia scabriuscula
Nemophora degeerella
Hadena bicruris
Hepialus lupulinus
Parastichtis suspecta
Cnephasia asseclana
Dichrorampha alpinana
Agriopis aurantiaria
Smerinthus ocellata
Ennomos alniaria
Phlogophora meticulosa
Photedes minima
Acleris hyemana
Eilema lurideola
Eilema griseola
Perconia strigillaria
Furcula furcula
Lithophane semibrunnea
Mamestra brassicae
Prays fraxinella
Galleria mellonella
Pseudococcyx posticana
Xestia sexstrigata
Ectropis bistortata
Prochoreutis sehestediana
Apoda limacodes
Chloroclystis v-ata
Enargia paleacea
Trichopteryx carpinata
Xanthia togata
Euthrix potatoria
Eupithecia abbreviata
Saturnia pavonia
Cyclophora puppillaria
Eupithecia nanata
Anarta myrtilli
Eudemis profundana
Aphelia paleana
Epirrhoe rivata
Scopula marginepunctata
Mythimna conigera
Orthosia munda
Agrochola lychnidis
Caloptilia robustella
Plemyria rubiginata
Standfussiana lucernea
Tinea pellionella
Orthosia populeti
Cameraria ohridella
Acherontia atropos
Aphomia sociella
Clostera curtula
Yponomeuta rorrella
Dipleurina lacustrata
Euproctis chrysorrhoea
Lasiocampa quercus form callunae
Cacoecimorpha pronubana
Acleris holmiana
Epiblema foenella
Thumatha senex

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