Garden Moth Species List

Below is a record of all of the Moth species (Macro and Micro) recorded in my Suburban Garden via a 20w Actinic moth trap from March 2017 onwards. New species will be added as and when they are recorded. * denotes local rarity, *(*) denotes national rarity.

Macro Moths

  1. Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta
  2. Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi
  3. Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria
  4. Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea *(*) Only 5th County Record since 1907
  5. Double-Striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
  6. Early Grey Xylocampa areola
  7. Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica
  8. March Moth Alsophila aescularia
  9. Oak Beauty Biston strataria

Micro Moths

  1. Common Flat-body Agonopterix heracliana
  2. Narrow-winged Grey Eudonia angustea
  3. Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana