Butterflies & Moths

 

Butterflies & Moths

Updated 25 Sept 2017

K Prestwood & I Barrie

 

 

 

 

Species

Family

Latin Name

Status

Adult Phase

1 Brimstone Pieridae Gonepteryx rhamni Resident April-Sept
2 Brown Argus Lycaenidae Aricia agestis Resident May-Sept
3 Clouded Yellow Pieridae Colias croceus Migrant May-Oct
4 Comma Nymphalidae Polygonia c-album Resident AYR
5 Common Blue Lycaenidae Polyommatus icarus Resident May-Oct
6 Dark Green Fritilary Nymphalidae Argynnis aglaja Resident Jun-Aug
7 Gatekeeper Nymphalidae Pyronia tithonus Resident July-Aug
8 Green Veined White Pieridae Pieris napi Resident April-Sept
9 Holly Blue Lycaenidae Celastrina argiolus Resident April-Aug
10 Large Skipper Hesperiidae Ochlodes sylvanus Resident June-July
11 Large White Pieridae Pieris brassicae Resident April-Sept
12 Marbled White Nymphalidae Melanargia galathea Resident June-Aug
13 Meadow Brown Nymphalidae Maniola jurtina Resident June-Sept
14 Orange Tip Nymphalidae Anthocharis cardamines Resident April-June
15 Painted Lady Nymphalidae Vanessa cardui Migrant Mar-Oct
16 Peacock Nymphalidae Aglais io Resident July-May
17 Red Admiral Nymphalidae Vanessa atalanta Resident AYR
18 Ringlet Nymphalidae Aphantopus hyperantus Resident June-Aug
19 Small Copper Lycaenidae Lycaena phlaeas Resident May-Oct
20 Small Skipper Hesperiidae Thymelicus sylvestris Resident July-Aug
21 Small Tortoiseshell Nymphalidae Aglais urticae Resident AYR
22 Small White Pieridae Pieris rapae Resident April-Sept
23 Speckled Wood Nymphalidae Pararge aegeria Resident Mar-Oct
           

Moths

Species

Family

Latin Name

 

Adult Phase

1 Agapeta hamana Tortricinae Agapeta hamana Resident June-Aug
2 Angle Shades Xyleninae Phlogophora meticulosa Surveys May-Oct
3 Angle-striped Sallow moth Xyleninae Enargia paleacea Surveys July-Aug
4 Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix moth Tortricinae Pandemis cerasana Surveys June-Aug
5 Black Arches moth Lymantriinae Lymantria monacha Surveys July-Aug
6 Black-headed Conch moth Tortricinae Cochylis atricapitana     Surveys April-Sept
7 Blomer’s Rivulet moth Larentiinae Venusia blomeri Surveys June-July
8 Blue-bordered Carpet moth Larentiinae Plemyria rubiginata Surveys June-Aug
9 Brindled Pug Larentiinae Eupithecia abbreviata Trapping April-May
10 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctuinae Noctua fimbriata Surveys July-Sept
11 Buff Arches moth Thyatirinae Habrosyne pyritoides Surveys July-Aug
12 Caxcomb Prominent Notodontinae Ptilodon capucina Trapping May-June Aug
13 Celypha lacunana Olethreutinae Celypha lacunana Resident May Aug
14 Cinnibar Arciidae Tyria jacobaeae Resident May-Aug
15 The Clay Hadeninae Mythimna ferrago Surveys July-Aug
16 Clouded Border moth Ennominae Lomaspilis marginata Surveys June-July
17 Common Carpet moth Larentiinae Epirrhoe alternata Surveys May-Oct
18 Common Footman moth Arctiinae Eilema lurideola Surveys July-Aug
19 Common Lutestring Thyatirinae Ochropacha duplaris Trapping June-Aug
20 Common Marbled Carpet Larentiinae Dysstroma truncata Trapping May-Oct
21 Common Pug moth Larentiinae Eupithecia vulgata Surveys May-Aug
22 Common Rustic moth Xyleninae Mesapamea secalis Surveys July-Aug
23 Common Wave Geometridae Cabera exanthemata Resident July-Sept
24 Common White Wave Geometridae Cabera pusaria Trapping May-Aug
25 Crambus lathoniellus Crambinae Crambus lathoniellus Resident May-Aug
26 Cream Wave Geometridae Scopula floslactata Trapping May-June
27 Dark Arches moth Noctuidae Apamea monoglypha Surveys July-Aug
28 Dark Twin Spotted Carpet Larentiinae Xanthorhoe spadicearia Trapping May-Aug
29 Double Square-spot moth Noctuidae Xestia triangulum Surveys June-July
30 Drinker moth Lasiocampidae Euthrix potatoria Resident May-July
31 Dun-bar moth Noctuidae Cosmia trapezina Surveys July-Sept
32 Dusky Sallow moth Noctuidae Eremobia ochroleuca Surveys July=Sept
33 Epiblema costipunctana Tortricinae Epiblema costipunctana Resident May-July
34 Epiblema scutulana Tortricinae Epiblema scutulana Resident May-June
35 Epinotia immundana Tortricinae Epinotia immundana Trapping April-Sept
36 Eulia ministrana Tortricinae Eulia ministrana Trapping May-June
37 Eyed Hawk moth Sphingidae Smerinthus ocellata Resident May-Sept
38 Five-Spot Burnet Zygaenidae Zygaena trifolii Resident July-Aug
39 Flame moth Noctuidae Axylia putris Surveys June-July
40 Flame Shoulder moth Noctuidae Ochropleura plecta Surveys May-Sept
41 Garden Grass-veneer moth Crambidae Chrysoteuchia culmella Surveys June-July
42 Green Carpet Larentiinae Colostygia pectinataria Trapping May-Sept
43 Grey Dagger moth Noctuidae Acronicta psi Surveys July-Aug
44 Hummingbird Hawkmoth Sphingidae Macroglossum stellatarum Migrant April-Dec
45 July Highflyer moth Geometridae Hydriomena furcata Surveys July-Aug
46 Knot Grass moth Noctuidae Acronicta rumicis Surveys May-July
47 Large Emerald moth Geometridae Geometra papilionaria Surveys June-July
48 Large Yellow Underwing moth Noctuidae Noctua pronuba Surveys July-Sept
49 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow U’wing Noctuiade Noctua janthe Surveys July-Sept
50 Lesser Common Rustic moth Noctuiade Mesapamea didyma Surveys July-Aug
51 Marbled Minor moth Noctuiade Oligia strigilis Surveys May-July
52 May High Flyer Geometridae Hydriomena impluviata Trapping May-July
53 Agriphila straminella Crambidae Agriphila straminella Surveys July-Aug
54 Argyresthia brockeella Argyresthiidae Argyresthia brockeella Surveys June-July
55 Catoptria pinella Crambidae Catoptria pinella Surveys July-Aug
56 Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae Mompha subbistrigella Trapping July-March
57 Crambus lathoniellus Crambidae Crambus lathoniellus Surveys May-Aug
58 Eudonia lacustrata Crambidae Eudonia lacustrata Surveys July-Aug
59 Evergestis pallidata Crambidae Evergestis pallidata Surveys July-Aug
60 Mother of Pearl moth Crambidae Pleuroptya ruralis Surveys June-Oct
61 Mother Shipton Erebidae Euclidia mi Resident May-June
62 Mottled Beauty moth Geometridae Alcis repandata Surveys June-July
63 Mottled Pug Geometridae Eupithecia exiguata Trapping May-June
64 Mullein moth Noctuidae Cucullia verbasci Surveys April-May
65 Orange Swift Hepialidae Triodia sylvina Resident June-Sept
66 Pale Prominent Notodontidae Pterostoma palpina Trapping May-Aug
67 Pebble Hook Tip Drepanidae Drepana falcataria Trapping May-Aug
68 Peppered moth Geometridae Biston betularia Surveys May-Aug
69 Phoenix Geometridae Eulithis prunata Trapping July-Aug
70 Pine Beauty Noctuidae Panolis flammea Resident March-May
71 Platyptilia gonodactyla Pterophorinae Platyptilia gonodactyla Resident May-Sept
72 Purple Clay moth Noctuidae Diarsia brunnea Surveys June-Aug
73 Purple Thorn moth Geometridae Selenia tetralunaria Surveys April-Aug
74 Puss moth Notodontidae Cerura vinula Surveys May-July
75 Pyrausta purpuralis Pyraustinae Pyrausta purpuralis Resident May-Aug
76 Riband Wave moth Geometridae Idaea aversata Surveys June-Aug
77 Rivulet Geometridae Perizoma affinitata Trapping May-July
78 Scarlet Tiger Erebidae Callimorpha dominula Surveys May-June
79 Shaded Broad-bar Geometridae Scotopteryx chenopodiata Resident June-Aug
80 Silver Y Plusiinae Autographa gamma  Migrant AYR
81 Six-Spot Burnet Zygaenidae Zygaena filipendulae Resident June-Aug
82 Small Angle Shades Noctuidae Euplexia lucipara Surveys June-July
83 Small Fan Foot Erebidae Herminia grisealis Trapping June-Aug
84 Small Fan-footed Wave moth Geometridae Idaea biselata Surveys June-Aug
85 Small Magpie moth Crambidae Anania hortulata Surveys June-July
86 Small Phoenix moth Geometridae Ecliptopera silaceata Surveys May-Sept
87 Small Rivulet moth Geometridae Perizoma alchemillata Surveys June-July
88 Spectacle Noctuidae Abrostola tripartita Trapping May-Sept
89 Cochylimorpha straminea Tortricinae Cochylimorpha straminea Surveys May-Sept
90 Syndemis musculana Tortricinae Syndemis musculana Trapping May-June
91 The Snout Erebidae Hypena proboscidalis Surveys June-Sept
92 The Uncertain Noctuidae Hoplodrina octogenaria Surveys June-Aug
93 Treble Bar Geometridae Aplocera plagiata  Trapping May-Sept
94 Vapourer Notodontidae Orgyia antiqua Resident July-Oct
95 V-Pug Geometridae Chloroclystis v-ata Surveys June-July
96 Willow Beauty Geometridae Peribatodes rhomboidaria Surveys July-Sept
97 Yellow Shell Geometridae Camptogramma bilineata Resident June-Aug
98 Yellow-tail moth Erebidae Euproctis similis Surveys July-Aug