British Moths

British Moths on Wild About Britain include the latest British moth news, hundreds of UK moth photos in our gallery, lots of conversations in our moth forums, a directory of moth-related organisations and websites, as well as a big reference encyclopedia with information on UK species from the Scarce Dagger and the Spanish Carpet to the Scotch Burnet and The Phoenix

Encyclopedia of British Moths

Common Name Scientific Name Description
Acleris logiana Acleris logiana

This moth was thought to only inhabit the Birch woods of the Scottish Highlands, it has now... more

Clouded Buff Diacrisia sannio

The clear differences between the male and female of this moth led them to be originally... more

Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata

This moth can resemble the Galium Carpet, which has more pointed forewings and more distinct... more

Amblyptilia punctidactyla Amblyptilia punctidactyla

Superficially similar to A. Acanthadactyla this species is generally less warm in general... more

Kentish Glory Endromis versicolora

This striking moth is similar to no other. There are some differences between males and females... more

Identification of British Moths

Polymixis flavicincta
Acronicta megacephala
Cosmorhoe ocellata
Agapeta hamana

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Glossary

Title Description
Tubercle Any hairless projection on a pupa or larva.