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.

Tinea semifulvella
Hydriomena ruberata
Nematopogon schwarziellus
Diacrisia sannio
Lithophane leautieri
Agdistis bennetii
Pseudopanthera macularia
Aplocera efformata
Syndemis musculana
Euphyia biangulata
Cabera exanthemata
Lomographa temerata
Xestia ditrapezium
Xestia sexstrigata
Abrostola tripartita
Adela croesella
Idaea seriata
Selenia dentaria
Bryotropha affinis
Epiphyas postvittana
Camptogramma bilineata
Hemaris fuciformis
Epiblema cynosbatella
Poecilocampa populi
Chloroclysta siterata
Ennomos fuscantaria
Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla
Cryphia algae
Electrophaes corylata
Hadena rivularis
Lathronympha strigana
Eurrhypara hortulata
Dichrorampha alpinana
Tethea or
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
Xestia triangulum
Eupithecia dodoneata
Apamea monoglypha
Rheumaptera hastata
Xanthia icteritia
Idaea sylvestraria
Borkhausenia fuscescens
Xanthorhoe spadicearia
Cochylimorpha straminea
Crambus pascuella
Cosmia pyralina
Xanthorhoe designata
Myelois circumvoluta
Xestia baja
Acleris lipsiana
Xestia rhomboidea
Cacoecimorpha pronubana
Eurois occulta
Perizoma flavofasciata
Galleria mellonella
Thera cupressata
Spilosoma luteum
Hadena confusa
Sphinx ligustri
Alsophila aescularia
Mythimna impura
Aphomia sociella
Yponomeuta evonymella
Eupithecia intricata millieraria
Orthosia cruda
Enargia paleacea
Xanthia aurago
Noctua janthina
Cosmia trapezina
Chrysoteuchia culmella
Acleris hyemana
Hofmannophila pseudospretella
Stauropus fagi
Cucullia umbratica
Parastichtis suspecta
Sitochroa palealis
Macrothylacia rubi
Eupithecia subfuscata
Autographa bractea
Acleris aspersana
Micropterix calthella
Clepsis spectrana
Cryphia muralis
Mythimna straminea
Craniophora ligustri
Ecliptopera silaceata
Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Eupithecia pulchellata
Entephria caesiata
Agonopterix heracliana
Hyles livornica
Mythimna albipuncta
Mythimna vitellina
Noctua comes
Acleris variegana
Eupithecia intricata
Atolmis rubricollis
Mesoligia furuncula
Emmelina monodactyla
Phytometra viridaria

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