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.

Oligia strigilis
Agrotis ipsilon
Agonopterix kaekeritziana
Xanthorhoe ferrugata
Thalpophila matura
Aphomia sociella
Eugnorisma glareosa
Yponomeuta evonymella
Cucullia umbratica
Eupithecia centaureata
Aphelia paleana
Thera juniperata
Xanthia icteritia
Celypha striana
Jodis lactearia
Acleris notana
Rusina ferruginea
Aporophyla nigra
Aplocera efformata
Eupithecia egenaria
Euthrix potatoria
Acleris lipsiana
Eurrhypara hortulata
Archips xylosteana
Callimorpha dominula
Cnephasia asseclana
Camptogramma bilineata
Semiothisa liturata
Prays fraxinella
Opisthograptis luteolata
Ennomos alniaria
Ptilodon capucina
Udea lutealis
Peridea anceps
Agonopterix alstromeriana
Oegoconia quadripuncta
Xanthia citrago
Colotois pennaria
Sphinx ligustri
Myelois circumvoluta
Pyrausta nigrata
Clostera curtula
Eupithecia nanata
Noctua pronuba
Panolis flammea
Nematopogon schwarziellus
Thera firmata
Hecatera dysodea
Apamea unanimis
Agriopis marginaria
Epirrhoe alternata
Synanthedon vespiformis
Lycia zonaria
Blepharita adusta
Ochropacha duplaris
Olethreutes arcuella
Hyles euphorbiae
Triphosa dubitata
Prochoreutis sehestediana
Semiothisa clathrata
Acleris hyemana
Eupsilia transversa
Noctua interjecta
Clepsis spectrana
Crambus lathoniellus
Acleris cristana
Diurnea fagella
Atolmis rubricollis
Timandra comae
Smerinthus ocellata
Hemaris tityus
Archips crataegana
Xanthorhoe spadicearia
Entephria caesiata
Habrosyne pyritoides
Xestia xanthographa
Diaphora mendica
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Orthosia cerasi
Elophila nymphaeata
Cydia splendana
Odezia atrata
Blastobasis lacticolella
Cybosia mesomella
Limnaecia phragmitella
Hyles livornica
Lomographa temerata
Euzophera pinguis
Apamea remissa
Hypsopygia costalis
Eupithecia satyrata
Cidaria fulvata
Dasypolia templi
Lithosia quadra
Colostygia pectinataria
Xestia baja
Agriphila latistria
Noctua janthina
Catarhoe cuculata
Apamea epomidion

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