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.

Diacrisia sannio
Cameraria ohridella
Scoparia ambigualis
Bembecia ichneumoniformis
Xanthorhoe ferrugata
Acleris kochiella
Pleuroptya ruralis
Mormo maura
Drepana falcataria
Euplagia quadripunctaria
Pyrausta despicata
Abraxas grossulariata
Cerastis rubricosa
Acronicta menyanthidis
Semiothisa clathrata
Hydrelia flammeolaria
Diaphora mendica
Hyloicus pinastri
Lithosia quadra
Lymantria dispar
Agonopterix kaekeritziana
Tethea ocularis
Mythimna l-album
Batrachedra praeangusta
Eupithecia succenturiata
Hadena confusa
Habrosyne pyritoides
Eulithis populata
Eilema sororcula
Agapeta zoegana
Xanthia citrago
Acleris hyemana
Falcaria lacertinaria
Ancylis badiana
Hecatera bicolorata
Evergestis pallidata
Agonopterix ciliella
Bryotropha domestica
Idaea straminata
Watsonalla binaria
Brachylomia viminalis
Acronicta rumicis
Esperia sulphurella
Enargia paleacea
Plagodis dolabraria
Lathronympha strigana
Xylocampa areola
Bryotropha affinis
Phlyctaenia coronata
Batia unitella
Idaea trigeminata
Xanthia aurago
Agrotis exclamationis
Macroglossum stellatarum
Cyclophora puppillaria
Cryphia algae
Electrophaes corylata
Bryotropha terrella
Acleris literana
Hemithea aestivaria
Myelois circumvoluta
Clavigesta purdeyi
Agrochola litura
Aspilapteryx tringipennella
Eugnorisma glareosa
Hadena rivularis
Rusina ferruginea
Lasiocampa quercus
Phtheochroa rugosana
Stauropus fagi
Acronicta alni
Lacanobia contigua
Phaulernis fulviguttella
Depressaria heraclei
Mamestra brassicae
Xanthia togata
Standfussiana lucernea
Cydia pomonella
Aethes smeathmanniana
Orthosia gothica
Drymonia ruficornis
Callimorpha dominula
Parasemia plantaginis
Xylena vetusta
Simyra albovenosa
Aplocera plagiata
Mythimna pallens
Zygaena lonicerae
Agriphila latistria
Archips crataegana
Crambus pascuella
Noctua orbona
Diarsia mendica
Archips xylosteana
Cyclophora annularia
Ectoedemia heringi
Xestia triangulum
Agrius convolvuli
Odontopera bidentata
Hemistola chrysoprasaria

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