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.

Noctua pronuba
Scotopteryx luridata
Tinea trinotella
Celypha striana
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Dipleurina lacustrata
Eupithecia abbreviata
Xestia rhomboidea
Tethea or
Furcula bifida
Polia hepatica
Xestia triangulum
Prays fraxinella
Mythimna albipuncta
Nematopogon schwarziellus
Mimas tiliae
Lyonetia clerkella
Acleris hyemana
Clostera curtula
Blastobasis lacticolella
Ypsolopha sequella
Pyrausta despicata
Catoptria falsella
Tortrix viridana
Agrotis ripae
Cydia pomonella
Timandra comae
Arctia villica
Trichopteryx carpinata
Eupithecia centaureata
Melanchra persicariae
Cataclysta lemnata
Cochylis roseana
Deilephila porcellus
Dichrorampha alpinana
Cabera exanthemata
Zygaena lonicerae
Trichiura crataegi
Cydia splendana
Argyresthia goedartella
Xanthia aurago
Orthosia populeti
Pseudococcyx posticana
Lomaspilis marginata
Stauropus fagi
Euthrix potatoria
Photedes minima
Hyles euphorbiae
Apamea epomidion
Mythimna comma
Phytometra viridaria
Diarsia rubi
Oegoconia caradjai
Semiothisa clathrata
Phigalia pilosaria
Epinotia bilunana
Noctua orbona
Hedya pruniana
Bryotropha domestica
Pterophorus pentadactyla
Oligia fasciuncula
Agrotis clavis
Euproctis chrysorrhoea
Ipimorpha subtusa
Lathronympha strigana
Idaea ochrata
Discestra trifolii
Pleuroptya ruralis
Micropterix calthella
Phlyctaenia coronata
Agrochola lychnidis
Agonopterix nervosa
Lymantria dispar
Anaplectoides prasina
Noctua interjecta
Orthosia cruda
Lymantria monacha
Phalera bucephala
Orthosia gothica
Agrotis ipsilon
Cyclophora linearia
Incurvaria oehlmanniella
Eupithecia egenaria
Notodonta dromedarius
Apamea unanimis
Esperia sulphurella
Acronicta psi
Eupithecia pulchellata
Depressaria heraclei
Cyclophora punctaria
Oligia latruncula
Eupithecia venosata
Choreutis pariana
Hepialus fusconebulosa
Cameraria ohridella
Batia unitella
Cochylimorpha straminea
Scopula imitaria
Agrochola circellaris
Luffia ferchaultella

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