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.

Lymantria monacha
Diacrisia sannio
Agrius convolvuli
Hyles euphorbiae
Polymixis flavicincta
Tinea trinotella
Geometra papilionaria
Eilema griseola
Thera firmata
Rheumaptera undulata
Lasiocampa quercus form callunae
Grapholita compositella
Ancylis badiana
Acleris rhombana
Argyresthia pruniella
Epiblema foenella
Agrochola lychnidis
Hadena bicruris
Eupithecia intricata
Lomaspilis marginata
Ptilodon capucina
Zygaena purpuralis
Hecatera bicolorata
Bucculatrix thoracella
Aethes smeathmanniana
Agrotis exclamationis
Phlyctaenia coronata
Hydriomena ruberata
Orthosia incerta
Ochropacha duplaris
Mormo maura
Ennomos erosaria
Comibaena bajularia
Ancylis achatana
Catoptria falsella
Acleris cristana
Noctua interjecta
Incurvaria oehlmanniella
Thera juniperata
Catoptria margaritella
Xylena vetusta
Limnaecia phragmitella
Theria primaria
Lacanobia contigua
Acasis viretata
Poecilocampa populi
Acherontia atropos
Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata
Archips crataegana
Parastichtis suspecta
Semiothisa liturata
Mythimna l-album
Aporophyla australis
Acronicta tridens
Phtheochroa rugosana
Eupithecia indigata
Hedya nubiferana
Pheosia tremula
Lozotaeniodes formosanus
Pterophorus pentadactyla
Blepharita adusta
Agdistis bennetii
Hemithea aestivaria
Apamea sordens
Eupithecia vulgata
Argyresthia bonnetella
Pyrausta aurata
Orthosia cerasi
Eurois occulta
Xanthorhoe designata
Polia nebulosa
Elachista rufocinerea
Bembecia ichneumoniformis
Eupithecia intricata millieraria
Lycia hirtaria
Bupalus piniaria
Chloroclysta truncata
Pyrausta nigrata
Hydriomena furcata
Anthophila fabriciana
Acleris hastiana
Acronicta megacephala
Bryotropha terrella
Atethmia centrago
Cerastis leucographa
Euplagia quadripunctaria
Tortrix viridana
Semiothisa clathrata
Elophila nymphaeata
Deilephila porcellus
Acleris umbrana
Eupithecia phoeniceata
Borkhausenia fuscescens
Pyralis farinalis
Cataclysta lemnata
Mythimna impura
Myelois circumvoluta
Eupithecia subumbrata
Peridea anceps
Nola confusalis

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