This moth was thought to only inhabit the Birch woods of the Scottish Highlands, it has now recently been found on a few occasions in the South of England, but these sightings could be migrants,... More
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|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
Background colour variable cream to pale grey. Vein pink or purple, can vary in thickness.
|Grey Scalloped Bar||Dyscia fagaria||
The colour of the wings varies with habitat. Moths in upland areas tend to be whiter and those... more
|Ectoedemia quinquella||Ectoedemia quinquella||
This is a rare moth, found mainly in the south-east of England. The picture shows the first... more
|Acleris lipsiana||Acleris lipsiana||
Occurs locally on high moorland and mountainous regions of Scotland and England.
|Batia unitella||Batia unitella||