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East Midlands Branch Butterfly Conservation

Moth species recorded in the East Midlands Region

The following table represents species typically recorded in the East Midlands Region


Table

Scientific Name Common Name
Abraxas sylvataClouded Magpie
Abrostola triplasiaDark Spectacle
Acasis viretataYellow-barred Brindle
Acleris forsskaleana 
Acleris holmiana 
Acleris logiana 
Acleris lorquiniana 
Acronicta alniAlder Moth
Acronicta leporinaMiller
Actebia praecoxPortland Moth
Adela reaumurella 
Adscita geryonCistus Forester
Adscita staticesForester
Aethes cnicana 
Aethes piercei 
Aethes smeathmanniana 
Agapeta zoegana 
Agonopterix propinquella 
Agriphila latistria 
Agriphila straminella 
Agrotis cinereaLight Feathered Rustic
Agrotis clavisHeart & Club
Agrotis vestigialisArcher's Dart
Amphipyra berbera subsp. svenssoniSvensson's Copper Underwing
Amphipyra pyramideaCopper Underwing
Anaplectoides prasinaGreen Arches
Ancylis achatana 
Ancylis badiana 
Anticollix sparsataDentated Pug
Antitype chiGrey Chi
Apamea ancepsLarge Nutmeg
Apamea oblongaCrescent Striped
Apamea ophiogrammaDouble Lobed
Apamea scolopacinaSlender Brindle
Apamea sublustrisReddish Light Arches
Apeira syringariaLilac Beauty
Aphelia unitana 
Aphomia zelleri 
Aplocera efformataLesser Treble-bar
Aplocera plagiataTreble-bar
Aporophyla lutulentaDeep-brown Dart
Aporophyla nigraBlack Rustic
Apotomis lineana 
Archanara dissolutaBrown-veined Wainscot
Archiearis nothaLight Orange Underwing
Arenostola phragmitidisFen Wainscot
Argyresthia retinella 
Argyresthia sorbiella 
Atolmis rubricollisRed-necked Footman
Autographa bracteaGold Spangle
Autographa gammaSilver Y
Batrachedra pinicolella 
Bembecia ichneumoniformisSix-belted Clearwing
Biston stratariaOak Beauty
Brachionycha sphinx 
Brachylomia viminalisMinor Shoulder-knot
Cacoecimorpha pronubanaCarnation Tortrix
Callistege miMother Shipton
Caloptilia betulicola 
Caloptilia rufipennella 
Caryocolum tricolorella 
Cataclysta lemnataSmall China-mark
Catarhoe rubidataRuddy Carpet
Celaena haworthiiHaworth's Minor
Celaena leucostigmaCrescent
Celypha striana 
Cepphis advenariaLittle Thorn
Cerastis leucographaWhite-marked
Charissa obscurataAnnulet
Chloroclysta miataAutumn Green Carpet
Chloroclysta siterataRed-green Carpet
Chortodes extremaConcolorous
Chortodes fluxaMere Wainscot
Chortodes pygminaSmall Wainscot
Coleophora frischellaSmall Clover Case-Bearer
Coleophora serratella 
Coleophora sylvaticella 
Colocasia coryliNut-tree Tussock
Comibaena bajulariaBlotched Emerald
Commophila aeneana 
Cosmia affinisLesser-spotted Pinion
Cossus cossusGoat Moth
Crambus uliginosellus 
Craniophora ligustriCoronet
Cucullia absinthiiWormwood
Cucullia chamomillaeChamomile Shark
Cybosia mesomellaFour-dotted Footman
Cyclophora albipunctataBirch Mocha
Cyclophora lineariaClay Triple-lines
Cyclophora punctariaMaiden's Blush
Cymatophorima diluta subsp. hartwiegiOak Lutestring
Dahlica inconspicuellaLesser Lichen Case-bearer
Dasypolia templiBrindled Ochre
Deilephila elpenorElephant Hawk-moth
Deilephila porcellusSmall Elephant Hawk-moth
Deileptenia ribeataSatin Beauty
Deltote unculaSilver Hook
Diacrisia sannioClouded Buff
Diarsia dahliiBarred Chestnut
Diarsia floridaFen Square-spot
Dichonia aprilinaMerveille Du Jour
Dichrorampha gueneeana 
Dioryctria abietella 
Discoloxia blomeriBlomer's Rivulet
Ditula angustioranaRed-barred Tortrix
Donacaula forficella 
Donacaula mucronellus 
Drepana falcatariaPebble Hook-tip
Drymonia dodonaeaMarbled Brown
Drymonia ruficornisLunar Marbled Brown
Dryobotodes eremitaBrindled Green
Dypterygia scabriusculaBird's Wing
Dyscia fagariaGrey Scalloped Bar
Earias cloranaCream-bordered Green Pea
Ectoedemia atricollis 
Ectropis crepusculariaSmall Engrailed
Eilema complanaScarce Footman
Eilema depressaBuff Footman
Eilema griseolaDingy Footman
Eilema lurideolaCommon Footman
Elachista littoricola 
Elachista regificella 
Elachista revinctella 
Elophila nymphaeataBrown China-mark
Enargia paleaceaAngle-striped Sallow
Endothenia gentianaeana 
Endothenia quadrimaculana 
Ennomos erosariaSeptember Thorn
Ennomos quercinariaAugust Thorn
Entephria caesiataGrey Mountain Carpet
Epiblema foenella 
Epiblema rosaecolana 
Epinotia demarniana 
Epinotia nisella 
Epione repandariaBordered Beauty
Epirrhoe tristataSmall Argent & Sable
Epirrita filigrammariaSmall Autumnal Moth
Eremobia ochroleucaDusky Sallow
Eriogaster lanestrisSmall Eggar
Esperia oliviella 
Ethmia dodecea 
Ethmia quadrillella 
Euchoeca nebulataDingy Shell
Euclidia glyphicaBurnet Companion
Eucosma pupillana 
Eugnorisma glareosa subsp. glareosa 
Euhyponomeuta stannella 
Eupithecia absinthiata form goosensiataLing Pug
Eupithecia dodoneataOak-tree Pug
Eupithecia fraxinataAsh Pug
Eupithecia haworthiataHaworth's Pug
Eupithecia indigataOchreous Pug
Eupithecia insigniataPinion-spotted Pug
Eupithecia inturbataMaple Pug
Eupithecia lariciataLarch Pug
Eupithecia pimpinellataPimpinel Pug
Eupithecia plumbeolataLead-coloured Pug
Eupithecia pygmaeataMarsh Pug
Eupithecia satyrataSatyr Pug
Eupithecia subfuscataGrey Pug
Eupithecia tantillariaDwarf Pug
Eupithecia tenuiataSlender Pug
Eupithecia tripunctariaWhite-spotted Pug
Eupithecia trisignariaTriple-spotted Pug
Eupithecia valerianataValerian Pug
Eupithecia venosataNetted Pug
Eupithecia virgaureataGolden-rod Pug
Euproctis chrysorrhoeaBrown-tail
Euxoa cursoriaCoast Dart
Euxoa triticiWhite-line Dart
Evergestis pallidata 
Falcaria lacertinariaScalloped Hook-tip
Furcula bicuspisAlder Kitten
Furcula bifidaPoplar Kitten
Furcula furculaSallow Kitten
Gastropacha quercifoliaLappet
Geometra papilionariaLarge Emerald
Grapholita compositella 
Gynnidomorpha alismana 
Gypsonoma dealbana 
Hadena confusaMarbled Coronet
Hadena perplexaTawny Shears
Hedya nubiferanaMarbled Orchard Tortrix
Hedya salicella 
Heliophobus reticulataBordered Gothic
Hemaris fuciformisBroad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
Hemistola chrysoprasariaSmall Emerald
Hepialus fusconebulosaMap-winged Swift
Hepialus hectaGold Swift
Homoeosoma sinuella 
Horisme tersataFern
Horisme vitalbataSmall Waved Umber
Hydraecia petasitisButterbur
Hydrelia flammeolariaSmall Yellow Wave
Hydrelia sylvataWaved Carpet
Hydriomena ruberataRuddy Highflyer
Hypena crassalisBeautiful Snout
Hypena rostralisButtoned Snout
Hypomecis roborariaGreat Oak Beauty
Idaea emarginataSmall Scallop
Idaea fuscovenosaDwarf Cream Wave
Idaea rusticata subsp. atrosignariaLeast Carpet
Idaea straminataPlain Wave
Idaea subsericeataSatin Wave
Idaea sylvestrariaDotted Border Wave
Ipimorpha retusaDouble Kidney
Ipimorpha subtusaOlive
Jodis lacteariaLittle Emerald
Lacanobia contiguaBeautiful Brocade
Lacanobia suasaDog's Tooth
Lacanobia w-latinumLight Brocade
Lampropteryx suffumataWater Carpet
Larentia clavariaMallow
Lasiocampa quercusOak Eggar
Laspeyria flexulaBeautiful Hook-tip
Leucoma salicisWhite Satin Moth
Leucoptera malifoliellaPear Leaf Blister Moth
Ligdia adustataScorched Carpet
Lithomoia solidaginisGolden-rod Brindle
Lithosia quadraFour-spotted Footman
Lobophora halterataSeraphim
Lycophotia porphyreaTrue Lover's Knot
Lygephila pastinumBlackneck
Lymantria monachaBlack Arches
Macaria alternataSharp-angled Peacock
Macrothylacia rubiFox Moth
Melanthia procellataPretty Chalk Carpet
Mesoleuca albicillataBeautiful Carpet
Mompha propinquella 
Mompha terminella 
Monochroa lucidella 
Monopis weaverella 
Mormo mauraOld Lady
Morophaga choragella 
Myelois circumvolutaThistle Ermine
Mythimna flammeaFlame Wainscot
Mythimna pudorinaStriped Wainscot
Mythimna stramineaSouthern Wainscot
Nebula salicata subsp. latentariaStriped Twin-spot Carpet
Nematopogon schwarziellus 
Noctua interjecta subsp. caliginosaLeast Yellow Underwing
Noctua orbonaLunar Yellow Underwing
Nola confusalisLeast Black Arches
Nonagria typhaeBulrush Wainscot
Notodonta dromedariusIron Prominent
Nudaria mundanaMuslin Footman
Nycteola revayanaOak Nycteoline
Ochsenheimeria vacculellaCereal Stem Moth
Odezia atrataChimney Sweep
Odontosia carmelitaScarce Prominent
Oligia versicolorRufous Minor
Orgyia recensScarce Vapourer
Orthonama vittataOblique Carpet
Orthosia mundaTwin-spotted Quaker
Orthosia opimaNorthern Drab
Orthosia populetiLead-coloured Drab
Pachycnemia hippocastanariaHorse Chestnut
Pammene aurana 
Pancalia leuwenhoekella 
Pandemis dumetana 
Panemeria tenebrataSmall Yellow Underwing
Papestra birenGlaucous Shears
Paradarisa consonariaSquare Spot
Parasemia plantaginisWood Tiger
Parastichtis suspectaSuspected
Parastichtis ypsillonDingy Shears
Parectropis similariaBrindled White-spot
Pechipogo strigilataCommon Fan-foot
Pelurga comitataDark Spinach
Perconia strigillariaGrass Wave
Peridea ancepsGreat Prominent
Perizoma albulataGrass Rivulet
Perizoma bifaciataBarred Rivulet
Perizoma sagittataMarsh Carpet
Philedone gerningana 
Philereme transversataDark Umber
Philereme vetulataBrown Scallop
Phtheochroa rugosana 
Phyllonorycter roboris 
Plagodis dolabrariaScorched Wing
Plagodis pulverariaBarred Umber
Platyptilia pallidactyla 
Platytes alpinella 
Plemyria rubiginataBlue-bordered Carpet
Pleuroptya ruralisMother of Pearl
Plusia festucaeGold Spot
Polia bombycinaPale Shining Brown
Polia trimaculosaSilvery Arches
Polymixis lichenea subsp. licheneaFeathered Ranunculus
Polyploca ridensFrosted Green
Psamathocrita argentella 
Pseudoips prasinanaGreen Silver-lines
Pseudopanthera maculariaSpeckled Yellow
Pseudotelphusa scalella 
Pseudoterpna pruinata subsp. atropunctariaGrass Emerald
Ptilodon cucullinaMaple Prominent
Ptycholomoides aeriferanus 
Pyrausta aurata 
Pyrrhia umbraBordered Sallow
Rheumaptera cervinalisScarce Tissue
Rheumaptera hastataArgent & Sable
Rheumaptera undulataScallop Shell
Rhizedra lutosaLarge Wainscot
Rhyacia simulansDotted Rustic
Rivula sericealisStraw Dot
Saturnia pavoniaEmperor Moth
Schrankia costaestrigalisPinion-streaked Snout
Schrankia taenialisWhite-line Snout
Scopula floslactataCream Wave
Scopula imitariaSmall Blood-vein
Scopula immutataLesser Cream Wave
Scopula ornataLace Border
Scopula ternataSmoky Wave
Scotopteryx bipunctaria subsp. cretataChalk Carpet
Scotopteryx chenopodiataShaded Broad-bar
Scotopteryx mucronataLead Belle
Selenia lunulariaLunar Thorn
Selenia tetralunariaPurple Thorn
Sesia bembeciformisLunar Hornet Moth
Sideridis albicolonWhite Colon
Sophronia semicostella 
Spaelotis ravidaStout Dart
Sphinx ligustriPrivet Hawk-moth
Spilosoma urticaeWater Ermine
Stauropus fagiLobster Moth
Stenolechia gemmella 
Stigmella crataegella 
Stigmella speciosa 
Stilbia anomalaAnomalous
Synanthedon culiciformisLarge Red-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon myopaeformisRed-belted Clearwing
Synanthedon tipuliformisCurrant Clearwing
Synanthedon vespiformisYellow-legged Clearwing
Syncopacma larseniella 
Syngrapha interrogationisScarce Silver Y
Tethea ocularis subsp. octogesimeaFigure of Eighty
Tethea orPoplar Lutestring
Thera firmataPine Carpet
Thera juniperataJuniper Carpet
Thumatha senexRound-winged Muslin
Triaxomera fulvimitrella 
Trichiura crataegiPale Eggar
Trichophaga tapetzellaTapestry Moth
Triphosa dubitataTissue
Tyria jacobaeaeCinnabar
Tyta luctuosaFour-spotted
Udea lutealis 
Venusia cambricaWelsh Wave
Watsonalla cultrariaBarred Hook-tip
Xanthia citragoOrange Sallow
Xanthia gilvagoDusky-lemon Sallow
Xanthorhoe biriviataBalsam Carpet
Xanthorhoe quadrifasiataLarge Twin-spot Carpet
Xestia castaneaNeglected Rustic
Xestia ditrapeziumTriple-spotted Clay
Xestia rhomboideaSquare-spotted Clay
Xylena exsoletaSword-grass
Xylena vetustaRed Sword-grass
Ypsolopha parenthesella 
Zeuzera pyrinaLeopard Moth
Zygaena trifoliiFive-spot Burnet
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