Lacks hooked wing-tips.
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|Common Name||Scientific Name||Description|
|Cistus Forester||Adscita geryon||
One of three similar species, this iridescent green moth can be difficult to distinguish from... more
|Acleris umbrana||Acleris umbrana||
This moth is rare in the U.K. The adult moths are distinctive in that they are rufous with black... more
|Acleris forsskaleana||Acleris forsskaleana||
Yellowish colouring with a reticulated pattern on the forewing with a variably sized greyish... more
|Adela croesella||Adela croesella||
The male of the species has a very long antenna while the females is shorter and thicker at the... more
|Acleris lipsiana||Acleris lipsiana||
Occurs locally on high moorland and mountainous regions of Scotland and England.