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Here are some of the more common species of moth you may find in the UK. You can set or adjust your search criteria in the left hand column below. If you know what moth you would like more information on, use our moth A to Z.

Dark Bordered Beauty
Dark Bordered Beauty (Epione vespertaria)
Fiery Clearwing
Fiery Clearwing (Pyropteron chrysidiformis)
Galium Carpet
Galium Carpet (Epirrhoe galiata)
July Belle
July Belle (Scotopteryx luridata)
Lead Belle
Lead Belle (Scotopteryx mucronata)
New Forest Burnet
New Forest Burnet (Zygaena viciae)
Northern Rustic
Northern Rustic (Standfussiana lucernea)
Red Carpet
Red Carpet (Xanthorhoe decoloraria)
Scotch Burnet
Scotch Burnet (Zygaena exulans)
Slender-striped Rufous
Slender-striped Rufous (Coenocalpe lapidata)
Small Argent & Sable
Small Argent & Sable (Epirrhoe tristata)
Small Yellow Underwing
Small Yellow Underwing (Panemeria tenebrata)
Silver Hook
Silver Hook (Deltote uncula)
Red Twin-spot Carpet
Red Twin-spot Carpet (Xanthorhoe spadicearia)
Vapourer (Orgyia antiqua)
Striped Hawk-moth
Striped Hawk-moth (Hyles livornica)
Spurge Hawk-moth
Spurge Hawk-moth (Hyles euphorbiae)
Small Elephant Hawk-moth
Small Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila porcellus)
Silver-striped Hawk-moth
Silver-striped Hawk-moth (Hippotion celerio)
Privet Hawk-moth
Privet Hawk-moth (Sphinx ligustri)
Poplar Hawk-moth
Poplar Hawk-moth (Laothoe populi)
Pine Hawk-moth
Pine Hawk-moth (Sphinx pinastri)
Oleander Hawk-moth
Oleander Hawk-moth (Daphnis nerii)
Lime Hawk-moth
Lime Hawk-moth (Mimas tiliae)
Eyed Hawk-moth
Eyed Hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellata)
Elephant Hawk-moth
Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila elpenor)
Death’s-head Hawk-moth
Death’s-head Hawk-moth (Acherontia atropos)
Convolvulus Hawk-moth
Convolvulus Hawk-moth (Agrius convolvuli)
Bedstraw Hawk-moth
Bedstraw Hawk-moth (Hyles gallii)
Garden Tiger
Garden Tiger (Arctia caja)