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Where possible, links to pictures of the moths on the UK Moths website have been made, these can be viewed by clicking on the species name or on the words 'picture link' in the left hand column. To move down the page the chosen family click on the links below.

Thanks to Charlie Fletcher for providing the species list for Yorkshire.

Micropterigidae
1

Picture Link

Micropterix tunbergella

2

 

Micropterix mansuetella

3

Picture Link

Micropterix aureatella

4

Picture Link

Micropterix aruncella

5

Picture Link

Micropterix calthella


Eriocraniidae
6

Picture Link

Eriocrania subpurpurella

7

Picture Link

Eriocrania chrysolepidella

8

Picture Link

Eriocrania unimaculella

9

Picture Link

Eriocrania sparrmannella

10

Picture Link

Eriocrania salopiella
11

Picture Link

Eriocrania cicatricella

12

Picture Link

Eriocrania sangii

13

Picture Link

Eriocrania semipurpurella


Nepticulidae
19

 

Bohemannia quadrimaculella

40

Picture Link

Bohemannia pulverosella

20

Picture Link

Ectoedemia decentella

23

Picture Link

Ectoedemia argyropeza

24

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Ectoedemia turbidella

25

Picture Link

Ectoedemia intimella

28

Picture Link

Ectoedemia angulifasciella

29

Picture Link

Ectoedemia atricollis

30

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Ectoedemia arcuatella

31

-

Ectoedemia rubivora

34

Picture Link

Ectoedemia occultella

35

Picture Link

Ectoedemia minimella

37

Picture Link

Ectoedemia albifasciella

38

Picture Link

Ectoedemia subbimaculella

39

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Ectoedemia heringi

42

Picture Link

Ectoedemia septembrella

43

Picture Link

Ectoedemia weaveri

46

Picture Link

Trifurcula immundella

48

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Trifurcula cryptella

49

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Trifurcula eurema

50

Picture Link

Stigmella aurella

53

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Stigmella splendidissimella

59

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Stigmella poterii

63

Picture Link

Stigmella lemniscella

64

Picture Link

Stigmella continuella

65

Picture Link

Stigmella speciosa

66

Picture Link

Stigmella sorbi

67

Picture Link

Stigmella plagicolella

68

Picture Link

Stigmella salicis

70

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Stigmella obliquella

72

Picture Link

Stigmella myrtillella

73

Picture Link

Stigmella trimaculella

75

Picture Link

Stigmella floslactella

77

Picture Link

Stigmella tityrella

78

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Stigmella incognitella

79

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Stigmella perpygmaeella

80

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Stigmella ulmivora

81

Picture Link

Stigmella hemargyrella

82

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Stigmella paradoxa

83

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Stigmella atricapitella

84

Picture Link

Stigmella ruficapitella

86

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Stigmella roborella

88

Picture Link

Stigmella samiatella

89

-

Stigmella basiguttella

90

-

Stigmella tiliae

92

Rose Leaf Miner

Stigmella anomalella

95

-

Stigmella viscerella

97

Apple Pygmy

Stigmella malella

98

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Stigmella catharticella

99

Picture Link

Stigmella hybnerella

100

Picture Link

Stigmella oxyacanthella

103

Picture Link

Stigmella nylandriella

104

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Stigmella magdalenae

107

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Stigmella regiella

108

 Picture Link

Stigmella crataegella

110

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Stigmella betulicola

111

Picture Link

Stigmella microtheriella

112

Picture Link

Stigmella luteella

114

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Stigmella glutinosae

115

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Stigmella alnetella

116

Picture Link

Stigmella lapponica

117

Picture Link

Stigmella confusella


Opostegidae
119

Picture Link

Opostega salaciella

121

Picture Link

Pseudopostega crepusculella


Tischeriidae
123

Picture Link

Tischeria ekebladella

125

Picture Link

Emmetia marginea

127

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Emmetia angusticolella


Incurvariinae
Incurvariinae
128

Picture Link

Phylloporia bistrigella

129

Picture Link

Incurvaria pectinea

130

Picture Link

Incurvaria masculella

131

Picture Link

Incurvaria oehlmanniella

132

Picture Link

Incurvaria praelatella

133

Currant Shoot Borer

Lampronia capitella

135

Picture Link

Lampronia luzella

136

Raspberry Moth

Lampronia corticella

137

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Lampronia morosa

138

Picture Link

Lampronia fuscatella

139

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Lampronia pubicornis

140

Picture Link

Nematopogon swammerdamella

141

Picture Link

Nematopogon schwarziellus

142

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Nematopogon pilella

143

Picture Link

Nematopogon metaxella

143a

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Nematopogon magna

 
Adelinae
144

Picture Link

Nemophora fasciella

145

Picture Link

Nemophora minimella

148

Picture Link

Nemophora degeerella

149

Picture Link

Adela cuprella

150

Picture Link

Adela reaumurella

151

Picture Link

Adela croesella

152

Picture Link

Adela rufimitrella

153

Picture Link

Adela fibulella


Heliozelidae
154

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Heliozela sericiella

156

Picture Link

Heliozela resplendella

157

Picture Link

Heliozela hammoniella

158

Picture Link

Antispila metallella

159

Picture Link

Antispila treitschkiella


Psychidae
Solenobiinae
175

Picture Link

Narycia duplicella

177

Lesser Lichen Case-bearer

Dahlica inconspicuella

179

Lichen Case-bearer

Dahlica lichenella

 
Taleporiinae
180

Picture Link

Diplodoma herminata

181

Picture Link

Taleporia tubulosa

 
Psychinae
185

Picture Link

Luffia ferchaultella

186

Picture Link

Psyche casta

 
Oiketicinae
191

Picture Link

Acanthopsyche atra

 

Tineidae
Scardiinae
196

Picture Link

Morophaga choragella

 
Teichobiinae
199

Picture Link

Psychoides verhuella

 
Meessiinae
200

Picture LInk

Psychoides filicivora

201

 

Tenaga nigripunctella

 
Myrmecozelinae
211

 

Haplotinea ditella

212

 

Haplotinea insectella

 
Nemapogoniae
216

Cork Moth

Nemapogon cloacella

217

Picture Link

Nemapogon wolffiella

219

 

Nemapogon ruricolella

220

Picture Link

Nemapogon clematella

223

Picture Link

Nemaxera betulinella

225

Picture Link

Triaxomera fulvimitrella

 
Tineinae
227

Skin Moth

Monopis laevigella

228

Picture Link

Monopis weaverella

229

Picture Link

Monopis obviella

230

Picture Link

Monopis crocicapitella

231

 

Monopis imella

232

Picture Link

Monopis monachella

234

 

Trichophaga tapetzella

236

Common Clothes Moth

Tineola bisselliella

237

Brown-dotted Clothes Moth

Niditinea fuscella

238

 

Niditinea striolella

239

 

Tinea columbariella

240

Case-bearing Clothes Moth

Tinea pellionella

244

 

Tinea flavescentella

245

Large Pale Clothes Moth

Tinea pallescentella

246

Picture Link

Tinea semifulvella

247

Picture Link

Tinea trinotella

250

 

Ceratophaga haidarabadi

 
 
Hieroxestinae
277

Yellow V Moth

Oinophila v-flava

278a

 

Opogona omoscopa


Ochsenheimeriidae
251

Picture Link

Ochsenheimeria taurella

252

 

Ochsenheimeria urella

253

 

Ochsenheimeria vacculella



Gracillarioidea
Bucculatricidae
265

Picture Link

Bucculatrix cristatella

266

Picture Link

Bucculatrix nigricomella

267

Picture Link

Bucculatrix maritima

270

Picture Link

Bucculatrix frangutella

271

Picture Link

Bucculatrix albedinella

272

Picture Link

Bucculatrix cidarella

273

Picture Link

Bucculatrix thoracella

274

Picture Link

Bucculatrix ulmella

275

Picture Link

Bucculatrix bechsteinella

276

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Bucculatrix demaryella


Gracillariidae
Gracillariinae
280

Picture Link

Caloptilia cuculipennella

281

Picture Link

Caloptilia populetorum

282

Picture Link

Caloptilia elongella

283

Picture Link

Caloptilia betulicola

284

Picture Link

Caloptilia rufipennella

285

Azalea Leaf Miner

Caloptilia azaleella

286

Picture Link

Caloptilia alchimiella

287

Picture Link

Caloptilia robustella

288

Picture Link

Caloptilia stigmatella

290

Picture Link

Caloptilia semifascia

292

 

Caloptilia leucapennella

293

Picture Link

Caloptilia syringella

294

Picture Link

Aspilapteryx tringipennella

296

Picture Link

Calybites phasianipennella

297

Picture Link

Eucalybites auroguttella

300

 

Parornixloganella

301

Picture Link

Parornix betulae

302

 

Parornix fagivora

303

Picture Link

Parornix anglicella

304

Picture Link

Parornix devoniella

305

 

Parornix scoticella

308

Picture Link

Parornix finitimella

309

Picture Link

Deltaornix torquillella

310

Picture Link

Callisto denticulella

311

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Dialectica imperialella

313

Picture Link

Acrocercops brongniardella

314

Picture Link

Leucospilapteryx omissella

 
Lithocolletinae
315

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter harrisella

316

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter roboris

317

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter heegeriella

318

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter tenerella

320

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter quercifoliella

321

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter messaniella

321a

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter platani

322

 

Phyllonorycter muelleriella

323

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae

324

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter sorbi

325

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Phyllonorycter mespilella

326

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter blancardella

327

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter cydoniella

328

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter junoniella

329

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter spinicolella

330

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter cerasicolella

332

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter corylifoliella

332a

Firethorn Leaf Miner

Phyllonorycter leucographella

333

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter salictella

334

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Phyllonorycter viminetorum

335

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter salicicolella

336

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter dubitella

337

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter hilarella

338 -

Phyllonorycter cavella

339 -

Phyllonorycter ulicicolella

340

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter scopariella

341

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter maestingella

342

Nut Leaf Blister Moth

Phyllonorycter coryli

343

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter esperella

344

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter strigulatella

345

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter rajella

348

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter quinqueguttella

349

 

Phyllonorycter nigrescentella

350

 

Phyllonorycter insignitella

351

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter lautella

352

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter schreberella

353

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella

354

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella

356

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter tristrigella

357

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter stettinensis

358

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter froelichiella

359

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter nicellii

360

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter kleemannella

361

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter trifasciella

362

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter acerifoliella

363

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter platanoidella

364

Picture Link

Phyllonorycter geniculella

366

Horse Chestnut Leaf-miner

Cameraria ohridella


Phyllocnistinae
368

Picture Link

Phyllocnistis unipunctella


Choreutidae
385

Picture Link

Anthophila fabriciana

387

Picture Link

Prochoreutis sehestediana

388

Picture Link

Prochoreutis myllerana

389

Apple Leaf Skeletoniser

Choreutis pariana


Glyphipterigidae
Glyphipteriginae
391

Cocksfoot Moth

Glyphipterix simpliciella

393

 

Glyphipterix equitella

395

Picture Link

Glyphipterix haworthana

396

Picture Link

Glyphipterix fuscoviridella

397

Picture Link

Glyphipterix thrasonella

Orthotaeliinae
470

Picture Link

Orthotelia sparganella


Yponomeutidae
Argyresthiinae
401

Picture Link

Argyresthia laevigatella

403

 

Argyresthia glabratella

405

Picture Link

Argyresthia arceuthina

407

Picture Link

Argyresthia dilectella

409

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Argyresthia ivella

409a

Picture Link

Argyresthia trifasciata

409b

Picture Link

Argyresthia cupressella

410

Picture Link

Argyresthia brockeella

411

Picture Link

Argyresthia goedartella

412

Picture Link

Argyresthia pygmaeella

413

-

Argyresthia sorbiella

414

Picture Link

Argyresthia curvella

415

Picture Link

Argyresthia retinella

416

 

Argyresthia glaucinella

417

Picture Link

Argyresthia spinosella

418

Apple Fruit Moth

Argyresthia conjugella

419

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Argyresthia semifusca

420

Cherry Fruit Moth

Argyresthia pruniella

421

Picture Link

Argyresthia bonnetella

422

Picture Link

Argyresthia albistria

423

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Argyresthia semitestacella

 
Yponomeutinae
424

Bird-cherry Ermine

Yponomeuta evonymella

425

Orchard Ermine

Yponomeuta padella

426

Apple Ermine

Yponomeuta malinellus

427

Spindle Ermine

Yponomeuta cagnagella

428

Willow Ermine

Yponomeuta rorrella

430

Picture Link

Yponomeuta plumbella

435

Picture Link

Zelleria hepariella

436

Picture Link

Pseudoswammerdamia combinella

437

Picture Link

Swammerdamia caesiella

438

Picture Link

Swammerdamia pyrella

439

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Swammerdamia compunctella

440

Picture Link

Paraswammerdamia albicapitella

441

Picture Link

Paraswammerdamia lutarea

442

Picture Link

Cedestis gysseleniella

443

Picture Link

Cedestis subfasciella

444

Picture Link

Ocnerostoma piniariella

445

Picture Link

Ocnerostoma friesei

449

Ash Bud Moth

Prays fraxinella

447

Picture Link

Roeslerstammia erxlebella

     
Scythropiinae
450

Hawthorn Moth

Scythropia crataegella

 
Ypsolophinae
452

Picture Link

Ypsolopha nemorella

453

Honeysuckle Moth

Ypsolopha dentella

455

Picture Link

Ypsolopha scabrella

457

 

Ypsolopha lucella

458

Picture Link

Ypsolopha alpella

459

Picture Link

Ypsolopha sylvella

460

Picture Link

Ypsolopha parenthesella

461

Picture Link

Ypsolopha ustella

462

Picture Link

Ypsolopha sequella

463

Picture Link

Ypsolopha vittella

     
Ochsenheimeriinae
251

Picture Link

Ochsenheimeria taurella

252

 

Ochsenheimeria urella

253

 

Ochsenheimeria vacculella

     
Plutellinae
464

Diamond-back Moth

Plutella xylostella

465

Picture Link

Plutella porrectella

466

 

Rhigognostis senilella

467

 

Rhigognostis annulatella

469

Picture Link

Eidophasia messingiella

 

Acrolepiinae
472

Picture Link

Digitivalva pulicariae

473

Leek Moth

Acrolepiopsis assectella

474

 

Acrolepiopsis betulella

476

Picture Link

Acrolepia autumnitella


Lyonetiidae
Cemiostominae
254

Laburnum Leaf Miner

Leucoptera laburnella

256

Picture Link

Leucoptera spartifoliella

258

 

Leucoptera lathyrifoliella

259

 

Leucoptera lotella

260

Pear Leaf Blister Moth

Leucoptera malifoliella

 
Lyonetiinae
263

Apple Leaf Miner

Lyonetia clerkella

 

Bedelliinae

264

Picture Link

Bedellia somnulentella

 

 


 
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