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.

Apoda limacodes
Agrotis clavis
Acleris rhombana
Eucosma cana
Lasiocampa quercus form callunae
Eudonia truncicolella
Bryotropha domestica
Semiothisa alternaria
Acleris bergmanniana
Dryobotodes eremita
Mythimna comma
Bucculatrix thoracella
Diarsia rubi
Pasiphila chloerata
Apeira syringaria
Eupithecia intricata millieraria
Clepsis spectrana
Eupithecia dodoneata
Euproctis similis
Melanchra persicariae
Atethmia centrago
Craniophora ligustri
Orthosia cerasi
Phaulernis fulviguttella
Syndemis musculana
Eremobia ochroleuca
Cucullia asteris
Adela croesella
Autographa gamma
Archips xylosteana
Agriphila geniculea
Hemithea aestivaria
Noctua pronuba
Hofmannophila pseudospretella
Ochropleura plecta
Idaea straminata
Cosmia pyralina
Stathmopoda pedella
Hadena confusa
Evergestis pallidata
Anarta myrtilli
Hepialus fusconebulosa
Oligia fasciuncula
Synanthedon vespiformis
Hepialus sylvina
Pyralis farinalis
Crambus pascuella
Selenia tetralunaria
Nemophora degeerella
Cosmia trapezina
Udea lutealis
Hypsopygia costalis
Ancylis achatana
Tethea or
Eupithecia succenturiata
Eurois occulta
Ourapteryx sambucaria
Xanthorhoe montanata
Cosmorhoe ocellata
Operophtera brumata
Eilema sororcula
Idaea rusticata
Argyresthia brockeella
Mesoligia furuncula
Mythimna impura
Acleris notana
Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Eupithecia subumbrata
Diacrisia sannio
Pasiphila rectangulata
Eupithecia venosata
Cucullia umbratica
Selenia dentaria
Acleris sparsana
Orthosia gothica
Cryphia domestica
Xanthorhoe designata
Anaplectoides prasina
Pandemis corylana
Acleris logiana
Jodis lactearia
Parastichtis suspecta
Bryotropha terrella
Eupithecia indigata
Micropterix calthella
Scoliopteryx libatrix
Campaea margaritata
Orgyia antiqua
Incurvaria oehlmanniella
Diarsia mendica
Elachista maculicerusella
Acleris lipsiana
Pyrausta purpuralis
Scoparia ambigualis
Dichrorampha alpinana
Tinea semifulvella
Ancylis badiana
Conistra ligula
Pterophorus pentadactyla
Glyphipterix simpliciella

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