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.

Euthrix potatoria
Epirrhoe galiata
Acronicta leporina
Eupithecia satyrata
Eupithecia intricata
Acleris cristana
Lomaspilis marginata
Evergestis forficalis
Hydrelia flammeolaria
Oligia fasciuncula
Hemaris tityus
Catoptria pinella
Chloroclysta citrata
Melanchra persicariae
Cabera exanthemata
Galleria mellonella
Hemaris fuciformis
Colotois pennaria
Xestia agathina
Acleris kochiella
Acronicta menyanthidis
Eupithecia pulchellata
Diaphora mendica
Apamea monoglypha
Eupithecia intricata millieraria
Hedya pruniana
Electrophaes corylata
Cilix glaucata
Cybosia mesomella
Entephria caesiata
Xylena vetusta
Aplocera efformata
Acleris bergmanniana
Agriphila tristella
Lasiocampa quercus
Cryphia muralis
Hecatera bicolorata
Idaea rusticata
Biston strataria
Eulithis populata
Hadena compta
Idaea sylvestraria
Semiaspilates ochrearia
Agrochola circellaris
Hydriomena ruberata
Sitochroa palealis
Scopula imitaria
Zeuzera pyrina
Agapeta zoegana
Pseudopanthera macularia
Noctua pronuba
Dryobotodes eremita
Lycophotia porphyrea
Abraxas grossulariata
Mythimna conigera
Thera britannica
Acasis viretata
Euplexia lucipara
Micropterix calthella
Argyresthia trifasciata
Teleiodes vulgella
Tethea or
Tinea pellionella
Incurvaria oehlmanniella
Elachista maculicerusella
Calamotropha paludella
Noctua comes
Agonopterix alstromeriana
Anarta myrtilli
Meganola albula
Pandemis corylana
Lampropteryx suffumata
Standfussiana lucernea
Operophtera brumata
Acronicta alni
Phalera bucephala
Selenia dentaria
Prays fraxinella
Acleris laterana
Pyropteron chrysidiformis
Pterophorus pentadactyla
Hypsopygia costalis
Oligia strigilis
Xanthia aurago
Idaea trigeminata
Caloptilia populetorum
Prochoreutis sehestediana
Orthosia munda
Apamea epomidion
Opisthograptis luteolata
Ourapteryx sambucaria
Hadena rivularis
Furcula furcula
Poecilocampa populi
Epiphyas postvittana
Eupithecia venosata
Carcina quercana
Mesoligia furuncula
Cochylimorpha straminea
Nebula salicata

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