Moth Species

Below is a list of Moths that have been recorded as having occured around all 10 sections of the Emm Brook.

This is not a definitive checklist. The 406 species listed here are those for which we have records on the wildlife database held by FOTEB.

These lists are being constantly updated as new species are identified.

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The"Area Seen" column refers to the 10 sections that the Brook has been split into for monitoring purposes (see Wildlife page).

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B&F Number COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME STATUS AREA SEEN FIRST SEEN LAST SEEN PHOTO
007Eriocrania chrysolepidellaResident5No Photo available
015Orange SwiftHepialus sylvinaResident5No Photo available
017Common Swift Hepialus lupulinusResident5No Photo available
161Leopard MothZeuzera pyrinaResident5No Photo available
169Six-spot BurnetZygaena filipendulaeResident56 Spot Burnet
170Five-spot BurnetZygaena trifoliiResident5No Photo available
173FestoonApoda limacodesResident5No Photo available
216Cork MothNemapogon cloacellaResident5No Photo available
246Tinea semifulvella Resident5No Photo available
286Caloptilia alchimiellaResident5No Photo available
374Yellow-legged ClearwingSynanthedon vespiformis Resident5No Photo available
411Bird-cherry Ermine Yponomeuta evonymella Resident5No Photo available
424Zeuzera pyrinaResident5No Photo available
450Hawthorn MothScythropia crataegella Resident5No Photo available
453Honeysuckle Moth Ypsolopha dentella Resident5No Photo available
455Ypsolopha scabrella Resident5No Photo available
464Diamond-back MothPlutella xylostella Resident5No Photo available
642Batia unitella Resident5No Photo available
648White-shouldered House-mothEndrosis sarcitrella Resident5No Photo available
658Carcina quercana Resident5No Photo available
663 Diurnea fagellaResident5No Photo available
688Agonopterix heracliana Resident5No Photo available
695Agonopterix alstromeriana Resident5No Photo available
697Agonopterix arenellaResident5No Photo available
862Juniper WebberDichomeris marginella Resident5No Photo available
925Phtheochroa rugosana Resident5No Photo available
969Chequered Fruit-tree TortrixPandemis corylana Resident5No Photo available
977Archips podanaResident5No Photo available
980Variegated Golden TortrixResident5No Photo available
989Timothy Tortrix Aphelia paleanaResident5No Photo available
998Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittanaResident5No Photo available
1001Lozotaeniodes formosanus Resident5No Photo available
1010Red-barred Tortrix Ditula angustioranaResident5No Photo available
1011Pseudargyrotoza conwaganaResident5No Photo available
1025Tortricodes alternella Resident5No Photo available
1033Green Oak Tortrix Tortrix viridanaResident5No Photo available
1036Acleris forsskaleana Resident5No Photo available
1038Acleris lateranaResident5No Photo available
1048Garden Rose TortrixAcleris variegana Resident5No Photo available
1062 Acleris emargana Resident5No Photo available
1063 Celypha striana Resident5No Photo available
1133Epinotia bilunanaResident5No Photo available
1136Epinotia immundana iResident5No Photo available
1174 Epiblema cynosbatellaResident5No Photo available
1175Bramble Shoot MothEpiblema uddmannianaResident5No Photo available
1183Epiblema foenella Resident5No Photo available
1205Bud MothSpilonota ocellanaResident5No Photo available
1211Rhyacionia pinicolana Resident5No Photo available
1260 Cydia splendana Resident5No Photo available
1261Codling MothCydia pomonella Resident5No Photo available
1288Twenty-plume MothAlucita hexadactyla Resident5No Photo available
1294Crambus pascuella Resident5No Photo available
1303Agriphila selasella Resident5No Photo available
1309Agriphila geniculea Resident5No Photo available
1313 Catoptria pinella Resident5No Photo available
1333Scoparia pyralella Resident5No Photo available
1342Eudonia angustea Resident5No Photo available
1344Ringed China-mark Eudonia mercurellaResident5No Photo available
1348Parapoynx stratiotata Resident5No Photo available
1354Small China-mark Cataclysta lemnata Resident5No Photo available
1356Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis Resident5No Photo available
1361Pyrausta aurata Resident5No Photo available
1375European Corn-borer Ostrinia nubilalis Resident5No Photo available
1376Small Magpie Eurrhypara hortulata Resident5No Photo available
1378Phlyctaenia coronata auctorumResident5No Photo available
1392 Udea olivalis Resident5No Photo available
1395 Rusty Dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Resident5No Photo available
1398Rush Veneerx Nomophila noctuellaResident5No Photo available
1405 Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralisResident5No Photo available
1413Gold Triangle Hypsopygia costalis Resident5No Photo available
1415 Orthopygia glaucinalis Resident5No Photo available
1417Meal Moth Pyralis farinalis Resident5No Photo available
1424 Endotricha flammealisResident5No Photo available
1425Wax Moth Galleria mellonellaResident5No Photo available
1428 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella Resident5No Photo available
1439Trachycera advenellaResident5No Photo available
1442 Pempelia palumbella Resident5No Photo available
1458Thistle Ermine Myelois circumvoluta Resident5No Photo available
1470Euzophera pinguis Resident5No Photo available
1497 Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Resident5No Photo available
1524 Emmelina monodactyla Resident5No Photo available
1631 December MothPoecilocampa populi/i>Resident5No Photo available
1634 The Lackey Malacosoma neustriaResident5No Photo available
1645Scalloped Hook-tipFalcaria lacertinaria Resident5No Photo available
1646Oak Hook-tip Drepana binariaResident5No Photo available
1647Barred Hook-tip Drepana cultariaResident5No Photo available
1648Pebble Hook-tipDrepana flacatariaResident5No Photo available
1653Buff Arches Habosyne pyritoidesResident5No Photo available
1654 Figure of Eighty Tethea ocularis Resident5No Photo available
1658 Oak Lutestring Cymatophorima dilutaResident5No Photo available
1659 Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornisResident5No Photo available
1663 March Moth Alsophila aesculariaResident5No Photo available
1666 Large Emerald Geometra papilionariaResident5No Photo available
1667 Blotched Emerald Comibaena bajulariaResident5No Photo available
166 Common Emerald Hemithea aestivariaResident5No Photo available
1673 Small Emerald Hemistola chrysoprasariaResident5No Photo available
1680 Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctariaResident5No Photo available
1690 Small Blood-vein Scopula imitariaResident5No Photo available
1699 Least Carpet Idaea vulpinariaResident5No Photo available
1705 Dwarf Cream Wave Idaea fuscovenosaResident5No Photo available
1707 Small Dusty Wave Idaea seriataResident5No Photo available
1708 Single-dotted Wave Idaea dimidiataResident5No Photo available
1711 Treble Brown Spot Idaea trigeminataResident5No Photo available
1713 Riband Wave Idaea aversataResident5No Photo available
1721 Balsam Carpet Xanthorhoe biriviataResident5No Photo available
1722 Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designataResident5No Photo available
1724 Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadiceariaResident5No Photo available
1728 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuataResident5No Photo available
1738 Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternataResident5No Photo available
1742 Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineataResident5No Photo available
1746 Shoulder Stripe Anticlea adiataResident5No Photo available
1747 The Streamer Anticlea derivataResident5No Photo available
1757 The Spinach Eulithis mellinataResident5No Photo available
1758Barred Straw Eulithis pyraliataResident5No Photo available
1759 Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceataResident5No Photo available
1760 Red-green Carpet Chloroclysta siterateResident5No Photo available
1764 Common Marbled Carpet Chloroclysta truncataResident5No Photo available
1765 Barred Yellow Cidaria fulvataResident5No Photo available
1766 Blue-bordered Carpet Plemyria rubiginataResident5No Photo available
1767 Pine Carpet Thera firmataResident5No Photo available
1768 Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscataResident5No Photo available
1769 Spruce Carpet Thera variataResident5No Photo available
1771a Cypress Carpet Thera cupressataResident5No Photo available
1773 Broken-barred Carpet Electrophaes corylataResident5No Photo available
1776 Green Carpet Colostygia pectinatariaResident5No Photo available
1778 May Highflyer Hydriomena impluviataResident5No Photo available
1788 Scarce Tissue Rheumaptera cervinalisResident5No Photo available
1789 Scallop Shell Rheumaptera undulataResident5No Photo available
1793 Cloaked Carpet Euphyia biangulataResident5No Photo available
1794 Sharp-angled Carpet Euphyia unangulataResident5No Photo available
1795 November Moth Epirrita dilutataResident5No Photo available
1817 Foxglove Pug Eupithecia pulchellataResident5No Photo available
1819 Mottled Pug Eupithecia exiguataResident5No Photo available
1825 Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureataResident5No Photo available
1827 Freyer's Pug Eupithecia intricataResident5No Photo available
1830 Wormwood Pug Eupithecia absinthiataResident5No Photo available
1834 Common Pug Eupithecia vulgataResident5No Photo available
1835 White-spotted Pug Eupithecia tripunctariaResident5No Photo available
1838 Tawny Speckled Pug Eupithecia icterataResident5No Photo available
1839 Bordered Pug Eupithecia succenturiataResident5No Photo available
1842 Plain Pug Eupithecia simpliciataResident5No Photo available
1852 Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviataResident5Brindled Pug
1853 Oak-tree Pug Eupithecia dodoneataResident5No Photo available
1858 The V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ataResident5No Photo available
1860 Green Pug Chloroclystis rectangulataResident5No Photo available
1862 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciataResident5No Photo available
1874 Dingy Shell Euchoeca nebulataResident5No Photo available
1876 Small Yellow Wave Hydrelia flammeolariaResident5No Photo available
1879 The Seraphim Lobophora halterataResident5No Photo available
1882 Small Seraphim Pterapherapteryx sexalataResident5No Photo available
1883 Yellow-barred Brindle Acsis viretataResident5No Photo available
1884 The Magpie Abraxas grossulariataResident5No Photo available
1887 Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginataResident5No Photo available
1888 Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustataResident5No Photo available
1893 Tawny-barred Angle Semiothisa liturataResident5No Photo available
1896 Rannoch Looper Semiothisa brunneataResident5No Photo available
1904 Dusky Thorn Ennomos fuscantariaResident5No Photo available
1915 September Thorn Ennomos erosariaResident5No Photo available
1917 Early Thorn Selenia dentariaResident5No Photo available
1919 Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunariaResident5No Photo available
1920 Scalloped Hazel Odontopera bidentataResident5No Photo available
1921 Scalloped Oak Crocallis elinguariaResident5No Photo available
1922 Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucariaResident5No Photo available
1923 Feathered Thorn Colotois pennariaResident5No Photo available
1925 Small Brindled Beauty Apocheima hispidariaResident5No Photo available
1930 Oak Beauty Biston betulariaResident5No Photo available
1932 Spring Usher Agriopis leucophaeariaResident5No Photo available
1934 Dotted Border Agriopis marginariaResident5No Photo available
1936 Waved Umber Menophra abruptariaResident5No Photo available
1937 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidariaResident5No Photo available
1954 Bordered WhiteBupalus piniariaResident5No Photo available
1957 White-pinion Spotted Lomographa bimaculataResident5No Photo available
1958 Clouded Silver Lomographa temerataResident5No Photo available
1960 Early Moth Theria primariaResident5No Photo available
1961 Light Emerald Campaea margaritataResident5No Photo available
1962 Barred Red Hylaea fasciariaResident5No Photo available
1976 Privet Hawk-moth Sphinx ligustriResident5No Photo available
1978 Pine Hawk-mot Hyloicus pinastriResident5No Photo available
1979 Lime Hawk-moth Mimas tiliaeResident5No Photo available
1980 Eyed Hawk-moth Smerinthus ocellataResident5No Photo available
1981 Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populiResident5No Photo available
1984 Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarumResident5No Photo available
1991 Elephant Hawk-moth Phalera bucephalaResident5No Photo available
1995 Puss Moth Cerura vinulaResident5No Photo available
1997 Sallow Kitten Furcula furculaResident5No Photo available
1998 Poplar Kitten Furcula bifidaResident5No Photo available
1999 Lobster Moth Notodonta dromedariusResident5No Photo available
2003 Pebble Prominent Eligmo Pheosia gnonmaResident5No Photo available
2007 Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremulaResident5No Photo available
2008 Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucinaResident5No Photo available
2009 Maple Prominent Ptilodontella cucullinaResident5No Photo available
2011 Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpinaResident5No Photo available
2014 Marbled Brown Drymonia dodonaeaResident5No Photo available
2019 Chocolate-tip Clostera curtulaResident5No Photo available
2020 Figure of Eight Diloba caeruleocephalaResident5No Photo available
2026 The Vapourer Orgyia antiquaResident5No Photo available
2028 Pale Tussock Dasychira pudibundaResident5No Photo available
2029 Brown-tail Euproctis chrysorrhoeaResident5No Photo available
2030 Yellow-tail Euproctis similisResident5No Photo available
2031 White Satin Moth Leucoma salicisResident5No Photo available
2033 Black Arches Lymantria monachaResident5No Photo available
2037 Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniataResident5No Photo available
2043 Orange Footman Eilema sororculaResident5No Photo available
2050 Common Footman Eilema lurideolaResident5No Photo available
2060 White Ermine Spilosoma lubricpedaResident5No Photo available
2061 Buff Ermine Spilosoma luteumResident5No Photo available
2063 Muslin Moth Diaphora mendicaResident5No Photo available
2064 Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosaResident5No Photo available
2077 Short-cloaked Moth Nola cucullatellaResident5No Photo available
2087 Turnip Moth Agrotis segetumResident5No Photo available
2088 Heart and Club Agrotis clavisResident5No Photo available
2089 Heart and Dart Agrotis exclamationisResident5No Photo available
2092 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis putaResident5No Photo available
2098 The Flame Axylia putrisResident5No Photo available
210 Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plectaResident5No Photo available
2107 Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronubaResident5No Photo available
2109 Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comesResident5No Photo available
2110 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriataResident5No Photo available
2111 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthinaResident5No Photo available
2112 Least Yellow Underwing Noctua interjectaResident5No Photo available
2126 Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrumResident5No Photo available
2128 Double Square-spot Xestia triangulumResident5No Photo available
2134 Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographaResident5No Photo available
2147 Shears Hada plebejaResident5No Photo available
2154 Cabbage Moth Mamestra brassicaeResident5No Photo available
2155 Dot Moth Melanachra persicariaeResident5No Photo available
2156 Beautiful Brocade Lacanobia contiguaResident5No Photo available
2160 Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleraceaResident5No Photo available
2164 Broad-barred White Hecatera bicolorataResident5No Photo available
2166 The Campion Hadena rivularisResident5No Photo available
2179 Pine Beauty Panolis flammeaResident5No Photo available
2182 Small Quaker Orthosia crudaResident5No Photo available
2184 Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilisResident5No Photo available
2187 Common Quaker Orthosia stabilisResident5No Photo available
2188 Clouded Drab Orthosia incertaResident5No Photo available
2189 Twin-spotted Quaker Orthosia mundaResident5No Photo available
2190 Hebrew Character Orthosia gothicaResident5No Photo available
2193 The Clay Mythimna ferragoResident5No Photo available
2198 Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impuraResident5No Photo available
2199 Common Wainscotd> Mythimna pallensResident5No Photo available
2225 Minor Shoulder-knot Brachylomia viminalisResident5No Photo available
2231 Deep-brown Dart Aporophyla lutulentaResident5No Photo available
2232 Black Rustic Aporophyla nigraResident5No Photo available
2235 Tawny Pinion Lithophane semibrunneaResident5No Photo available
2237 Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopusResident5No Photo available
2240 Blair's Shoulder-knot Lithophane leautieriResident5No Photo available
2243 Early Grey Xylocampa areolaResident5No Photo available
2245 Green-brindled Crescent Allophytes oxyacanthaeResident5No Photo available
2247 Merveille du Jour Dichonia aprilinaResident5No Photo available
2248 Brindled Green Dryobotodes eremitaResident5No Photo available
2252 Large Ranunculus Polymixis flavicinctaResident5No Photo available
2256 The Satellite Eupsilis transversaResident5No Photo available
2258 The Chestnut Conistra vacciniiResident5No Photo available
2259 Dark Chestnut Conistra ligulaResident5No Photo available
2260 Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubigineaResident5No Photo available
2263 Red-line Quaker Agrochola lotaResident5No Photo available
2264 Yellow-line Quaker Agrochola macilentaResident5No Photo available
2267 Beaded Chestnut Agrochola lychnidisResident5No Photo available
2269 Centre-barred Sallow Atethmia centragoResident5No Photo available
2270 Lunar Underwing Omphaloscelis lunosaResident5No Photo available
2274 The Sallow Xanthia icteritiaResident5No Photo available
2278 Poplar Grey Acronicta megacephalaResident5No Photo available
2279 The Sycamore Acronicta acerisResident5No Photo available
2280 The Miller Acronicta leporinaResident5No Photo available
2281 Alder Moth Acronicta alniResident5No Photo available
2289 Knot Grass Acronicta rumicisResident5No Photo available
2293 Marbled Beauty Cryphia domesticaResident5No Photo available
2295 Marbled Green Cryphia muralisResident5No Photo available
2297 Copper Underwing Amphipyra pyramideaResident5No Photo available
2299 Mouse Moth Amphipyra tragopogonisResident5No Photo available
2300 Old Lady Mormo mauraResident5No Photo available
2301 Bird's Wing Dypterygia scabriusculaResident5No Photo available
2302 Brown Rustic Rusina ferrugineaResident5No Photo available
2303 Straw Underwing Thalpophila maturaResident5No Photo available
2305 Small Angle Shades Euplexia luciparaResident5No Photo available
2306 Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosaResident5Angle Shades
2312 The Olive Ipimorpha subtusaResident5No Photo available
2314 Dingy Shears Enargia ypsillonResident5No Photo available
2318 The Dun-bar Cosmia trapezinaResident5No Photo available
2319 Lunar-spotted Pinion Cosmia pyralinaResident5No Photo available
2321 Dark Arches Apamea monoglyphaResident5No Photo available
2322 Light Arches Apamea lithoxylaeaResident5No Photo available
2331 Small Clouded Brindle Apamea unanimisResident5No Photo available
2336 Double Lobed Apamea ophioghrammaResident5No Photo available
2340 Middle-barred Minor Oligia fasciunculaResident5No Photo available
2341 Cloaked Minor Mesoligia furunculaResident5No Photo available
2343 Common Rustic Mesapamea secalisResident5No Photo available
2352 Dusky Sallow Eremobia ochroleucaResident5No Photo available
2353 Flounced Rustic Luperina testaceaResident5No Photo available
2361 Rosy Rustic Hydraecia micaceaResident5No Photo available
2364 Frosted Orange Gortyna flavagoResident5No Photo available
2387 Mottled Rustic Caradrina morpheusResident5No Photo available
2389 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpisResident5No Photo available
2396 Rosy Marbled Elaphria venustulaResident5No Photo available
2400 Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigeraResident5No Photo available
2410 Marbled White Spot Lithacodia pygargaResident5No Photo available
2421 Scarce Silver-lines Bena prasinanaResident5No Photo available
2422 Green Silver-lines Pseudoips faganaResident5No Photo available
2423 Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayanaResident5No Photo available
2425 Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia cryliResident5No Photo available
2434 Burnished Brass Diachrysia chrysitisResident5No Photo available
2441 Autographa gammaResident5No Photo available
2450 The Spectacle Abrostola triplasiaResident5No Photo available
2469 The Herald Scoliopteryx libatrixResident5No Photo available
2473 Beautiful Hook-tip Laspeyria flexulaResident5No Photo available
2474 Straw Dot Rivula sericealisResident5No Photo available
2475 Waved Black Parascotia fulginariaResident5No Photo available
2477 The Snout Hypena proboscidalisResident5No Photo available
2489 The Fan-foot Herminia tarsipennalis Resident5No Photo available
2492 Small Fan-foot Herminia nemoralisResident5No Photo available