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.

Hadena bicruris
Archips xylosteana
Catoptria pinella
Aporophyla nigra
Phaulernis fulviguttella
Hemithea aestivaria
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
Brachionycha nubeculosa
Noctua janthe
Lampropteryx suffumata
Amphipyra pyramidea
Rusina ferruginea
Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Apamea crenata
Oligia latruncula
Epirrhoe galiata
Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata
Lithophane semibrunnea
Caloptilia azaleella
Celypha striana
Crambus pascuella
Cydia splendana
Nomophila noctuella
Macrothylacia rubi
Mythimna l-album
Spilosoma lubricipeda
Anticlea badiata
Xanthorhoe montanata
Menophra abruptaria
Cydia conicolana
Falcaria lacertinaria
Cryphia domestica
Ochropleura plecta
Idaea fuscovenosa
Agrius convolvuli
Incurvaria oehlmanniella
Dipleurina lacustrata
Mesoligia furuncula
Acronicta psi
Poecilocampa populi
Choreutis pariana
Hyloicus pinastri
Cryphia muralis
Aethes smeathmanniana
Celypha lacunana
Ennomos alniaria
Apamea remissa
Carcina quercana
Epiblema cynosbatella
Odezia atrata
Ematurga atomaria
Eilema sororcula
Ligdia adustata
Agriopis aurantiaria
Agrochola litura
Hecatera dysodea
Melanchra pisi
Eurois occulta
Orthosia munda
Batrachedra praeangusta
Phigalia pilosaria
Jodis lactearia
Olethreutes arcuella
Pyropteron chrysidiformis
Idaea straminata
Chloroclysta truncata
Phlyctaenia perlucidalis
Watsonalla binaria
Acleris aspersana
Xylena vetusta
Yponomeuta rorrella
Dichrorampha alpinana
Spilosoma luteum
Trachycera suavella
Agrotis exclamationis
Thera firmata
Discestra trifolii
Xanthia togata
Conistra ligula
Deilephila elpenor
Depressaria heraclei
Apeira syringaria
Endrosis sarcitrella
Archips crataegana
Epione vespertaria
Mythimna conigera
Pseudopanthera macularia
Eupithecia intricata millieraria
Clavigesta purdeyi
Synanthedon tipuliformis
Prochoreutis sehestediana
Peridea anceps
Dichonia aprilina
Orthosia cerasi
Eilema lurideola
Nymphula stagnata
Hedya pruniana
Alsophila aescularia
Pasiphila rectangulata
Enargia paleacea

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