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. Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa
  2. Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea
  3. Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata
  4. Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria
  5. Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata
  6. Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea
  7. Cabbage Moth Mamestra brassicae
  8. Chocolate-tip Clostera curtula
  9. Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta
  10. Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata
  11. Common Pug Eupithecia vulgata
  12. Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi
  13. Common Swift Korscheltellus lupulina
  14. Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria
  15. Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea *(*) Only 5th County Record since 1907
  16. Double-Striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
  17. Early Grey Xylocampa areola
  18. Early Thorn Selenia dentaria
  19. Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designata
  20. Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta
  21. Foxglove Pug Eupithecia pulchellata
  22. Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata
  23. Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria
  24. Heart and Dart Agrotis exclamationis
  25. Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica
  26. Least Black Arches Nola confusalis
  27. Marbled Minor agg. Oligia strigilis agg.
  28. March Moth Alsophila aescularia
  29. Mottled Pug Eupithecia exiguata
  30. Muslin Moth Diaphora mendica
  31. Oak Beauty Biston strataria
  32. Oak-tree Pug Eupithecia dodoneata
  33. Ochreous Pug Eupithecia indigata*
  34. Pale Pinion Lithophane socia
  35. Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda
  36. Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac
  37. Peppered moth Biston betularia
  38. Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi
  39. Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis
  40. Sallow Kitten Furcula furcula
  41. Scalloped Hazel Odontopera bidentata
  42. Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta
  43. Silver Y Autographa gamma
  44. Small Quaker Orthosia cruda
  45. The Streamer Anticlea derivata
  46. Vine’s Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua
  47. Waved Umber Menophra abruptaria
  48. White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda
  49. White-spotted Pug Eupithecia tripunctaria
  50. Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata

Micro Moths

  1. Bee Moth Aphomia sociella
  2. Brown Apple Midget Phyllonorycter blancardella*
  3. Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella
  4. Dark Groundling Bryotropha affinis
  5. Common Flat-body Agonopterix heracliana
  6. Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla
  7. Copper-tipped Ermel Pseudoswammerdamia combinella
  8. Narrow-winged Grey Eudonia angustea
  9. Large Tabby Aglossa pinguinalis*
  10. Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana
  11. Notocelia cynosbatella
  12. Phtheochroa rugosana
  13. Scrobipalpa costella
  14. Triple-barred Argent Argyresthia trifasciata
  15. Twenty-plume Moth Alucita hexadactyla
  16. White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella

Total Species: 66