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.

Thera obeliscata
Acleris holmiana
Udea olivalis
Bryotropha domestica
Ectropis bistortata
Agonopterix kaekeritziana
Mythimna ferrago
Acleris hastiana
Tinea semifulvella
Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla
Deilephila porcellus
Phlyctaenia perlucidalis
Idaea sylvestraria
Parasemia plantaginis
Drymonia dodonaea
Eupithecia subumbrata
Perizoma flavofasciata
Lymantria dispar
Cerastis rubricosa
Agdistis bennetii
Acleris cristana
Glyphipterix simpliciella
Entephria caesiata
Blastobasis adustella
Clepsis consimilana
Argyresthia brockeella
Micropterix calthella
Diacrisia sannio
Allophyes oxyacanthae
Lacanobia oleracea
Poecilocampa populi
Apamea monoglypha
Hepialus humuli
Xestia baja
Petrophora chlorosata
Eucosma cana
Polyploca ridens
Aporophyla australis
Semiothisa alternaria
Pheosia tremula
Conistra ligula
Phaulernis fulviguttella
Macroglossum stellatarum
Omphaloscelis lunosa
Agriphila inquinatella
Alucita hexadactyla
Opisthograptis luteolata
Xestia triangulum
Choreutis pariana
Pseudargyrotoza conwagana
Abrostola tripartita
Ennomos alniaria
Chrysoteuchia culmella
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Sesia apiformis
Agriphila straminella
Endotricha flammealis
Eupithecia pulchellata
Tinea trinotella
Xestia sexstrigata
Celypha striana
Euplexia lucipara
Depressaria ultimella
Udea lutealis
Lobesia abscisana
Eupithecia icterata
Xanthia citrago
Hippotion celerio
Rusina ferruginea
Nola confusalis
Dryobotodes eremita
Oligia latruncula
Scoparia ambigualis
Argyresthia pruniella
Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata
Orthonama obstipata
Eupithecia nanata
Mythimna unipuncta
Cucullia chamomillae
Notodonta ziczac
Cabera pusaria
Cidaria fulvata
Peribatodes rhomboidaria
Acleris emargana
Cosmia pyralina
Crambus perlella
Aplocera efformata
Anticlea badiata
Blastobasis lacticolella
Zygaena trifolii
Ematurga atomaria
Phlogophora meticulosa
Xanthia aurago
Orgyia antiqua
Trachycera suavella
Panolis flammea
Acronicta aceris
Habrosyne pyritoides
Euproctis similis
Cochylis roseana

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