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Most Common Moths On The Wing In Yorkshire During May

Micro-Moths

Epiphyas postvittana
Alucita hexadactyla
Endrosis sarcitrella
Light-brown Apple-moth (998)
Twenty-plume Moth (1288)
White-shouldered House-moth (648)
Photo Copyright: David Baker
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: David Baker

 

Eriocrania subpurpurella
Anthophila fabriciana
Eurrhypara hortulata
(6)
Nettle-tap (385)
Small Magpie (1376)
Photo Copyright: Charly Streets
Photo Copyright: Ange Garrod
Photo Copyright: Damian Money

 

Syndemis musculana
Esperia sulphurella
  Agonopterix arenella
(986)
(649)
(697)
Photo Copyright: David Baker
Photo Copyright: Charly Streets
Photo Copyright:Charlie Fletcher

 

Hofmannophila pseudospretella
Plutella xylostella
Adela reaumurella
Brown House Moth (647)
Diamond-back Moth (464)
(150)
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: Damian Money
Photo Copyright: Dave O'Brien

 

 

Crambus lathoniellus
Epiblema cynosbatella
  Glyphipterix simpliciella
(1301)
(1174)
Cocksfoot Moth (391)
Photo Copyright: Charly Streets
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: Derek Parkinson

 

Elachista rufocinerea
  Aphomia sociella
Tinea trintoella
(608)
Bee Moth (1428)
(247)
Photo Copyright:
Photo Copyright: David Baker
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland

 

Nematopogon schwarziellus
Incurvaria masculella
  Cydia ulicetana
(141)
(130)
(1255)
Photo Copyright: Ian Marhsall
Photo Copyright: Charly Streets
Photo Copyright:

 

Macro-Moths

Orthosia gothica
Orthosia incerta
Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Hebrew Character (2190)
Clouded Drab (2188)
Garden Carpet (1728)
Photo Copyright: Dean Stables
Photo Copyright: Dean Stables
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland

 

Spilosoma lubricipeda
Diarsia brunnea
Odontopera bidentata
White Ermine (2060)
Small Square-spot (2123)
Scalloped Hazel (1920)
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: David Baker
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland

 

Diaphora mendica
Diaphora mendica
Apamea sordens
Muslin Moth female (2063)
Muslin Moth male (2063)
Rustic Shoulder-knot (2334)
Photo Copyright: Dean Stables
Photo Copyright: Dean Stables
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland

 

Agrotis puta - showing some of the colour variations within the species
Shuttle-shaped Dart (2092)
Photo Copyright: Damian Money
Photo Copyright: Lee Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: Dean Stables

 

  Orthosia cerasi
Agrotis exclamationis
Orthosia gracilis
Common Quaker (2187)
Heart and Dart (2089)
Powdered Quaker (2186)
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: Lee Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: Winston Plowes

 

Laothoe populi
Apamea crenata
Opisthograptis luteolata
Poplar Hawk-moth (1981)
Clouded-bordered Brindle (2326)
Brimstone (1906)
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: David Baker
Photo Copyright: John Brookes

 

Lacanobia oleracea
Ochropleura plecta
Eupithecia vulgata
Bright-line Brown-eye (2160)
Flame Shoulder (2102)
Common Pug (1834)
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: Dean Stables
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland

 

Xanthorhoe montanata
Epirrhoe alternata
Xylocampa areola
Silver-ground Carpet (1727)
Common Carpet (1738)
Early Grey (2243)
Photo Copyright: Damian Money
Photo Copyright: Lee Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: Dean Stables

 

Spilosoma luteum
Hepialus lupulinus
Abrostola tripartita
Buff Ermine (2061)
Common Swift (17)
The Spectacle (2450)
Photo Copyright: Jax Westmoreland
Photo Copyright: Dean Stables
Photo Copyright:Jax Westmoreland

 

 



 
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