Moth Sightings 2008 – BC Upper Thames Branch

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Species List 2008 – Last updated 31/12/08
(most recent additions in red text)

TOTAL SPECIES RECORDED
766
(Target for 2008 is 718 – total was 714 in 2007, 676 in 2006 & 566 in 2005)

 

Please note: Caterpillars, eggs and pupae of moths are included in the UTB Moth Species Count, so please

keep your eyes open for these other life stages. Some moths, such as the Striped Lychnis,

are rarely seen in the adult form but can be found quite easily as caterpillars. The Species Count

will only be increased by one even if all 4 life stages of a moth have been found during the year.

 

 

Acentria ephemerella (Water Veneer)

Acleris aspersana

Acleris bergmanniana

Acleris cristana

Acleris emargana

Acleris ferrugana

Acleris forsskaleana

Acleris hastiana

Acleris holmiana

Acleris laterana

Acleris literana

Acleris notana

Acleris rhombana

Acleris schalleriana

Acleris sparsana

Acleris variegana

Acrobasis consociella

Acrolepia autumnitella

Adaina microdactyla

Adela reaumurella

Aethes piercei

Aethes rubigana

Aethes smeathmanniana

Aethes williana

Agapeta hamana

Agapeta zoegana

Aglossa pinguinalis (Large Tabby)

Agonopterix alstromeriana

Agonopterix arenella

Agonopterix conterminella

Agonopterix heracliana

Agonopterix liturosa

Agonopterix nervosa

Agonopterix ocellana

Agonopterix propinquella

Agonopterix subpropinquella

Agriphila geniculea

Agriphila inquinatella

Agriphila straminella

Agriphila tristella

Alder Moth

Aleimma loeflingiana

Alucita hexadactyla (Six/Many/Twenty-plume Moth)

Amblyptilia acanthadactyla

Anacampsis populella

Ancylis achatana

Ancylis badiana

Ancylis diminutana

Ancylis laetana

Ancylis mitterbacheriana

Ancylis uncella

Angle Shades

Anthophila fabriciana (Nettle-tap Moth)

Antler Moth

Aphelia paleana (Timothy Tortrix)

Aphomia sociella (Bee Moth)

Apotomis betuletana

Apotomis capreana

Apotomis turbidana

Aproaerema anthyllidella

Archips podana (Large Fruit-tree Tortrix)

Archips xylosteana (Variegated Golden Tortrix)

Argyresthia albistria

Argyresthia bonnetella

Argyresthia brockeella

Argyresthia conjugella

Argyresthia goedartella

Argyresthia pruniella

Argyresthia retinella

Argyresthia spinosella

Argyresthia trifasciata

Argyrotaenia ljungiana

Aspilapteryx tringipennella

Assara terebrella

Athrips mouffetella

August Thorn

Autumnal Moth

Bactra furfurana

Bactra lancealana

Balsam Carpet

Barred Hook-tip

Barred Red

Barred Rivulet

Barred Sallow

Barred Straw

Barred Yellow

Batia lunaris

Batia unitella

Batrachedra praeangusta

Beaded Chestnut

Beautiful Golden Y

Beautiful Hook-tip

Beautiful Yellow Underwing (larva on 28/06/08, adult on 01/08/08)

Birch Mocha

Black Arches

Black Rustic

Blackneck

Blair's Shoulder-knot

Blastobasis adustella

Blastobasis lacticolella (formerly B.decolorella)

Blastodacna hellerella

Blood-vein

Blossom Underwing

Blotched Emerald

Blue-bordered Carpet Moth (eggs 01/01/08, adult 16/06/08)

Bordered Beauty

Bordered Pug

Bordered White

Brachmia blandella

Brick

Bright-line Brown-eye

Brimstone

Brindled Beauty

Brindled Green

Brindled Pug

Brindled White-spot

Broad-barred White

Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing

Broken-barred Carpet

Brown Rustic

Brown Scallop

Brown Silver-line

Brown-line Bright-eye

Brown-spot Pinion

Brussels Lace

Bryotropha affinis

Bryotropha domestica

Bryotropha senectella

Bryotropha terrella

Buff Arches

Buff Ermine

Buff Footman

Buff-tip

Bulrush Wainscot

Burnet Companion

Burnished Brass

Buttoned Snout

Cabbage Moth

Cacoecimorpha pronubana

Calamatropha paludella

Caloptilia alchimiella

Caloptilia betulicola

Caloptilia robustella

Caloptilia stigmatella

Caloptilia syringella

Cameraria ohridella (Horse Chestnut Leaf-miner)

Campion

Canary-shouldered Thorn

Carcina quercana

Carpatolechia notatella

Cataclysta lemnata (Small China-mark)

Catoptria falsella

Catoptria pinella

Celypha lacunana

Celypha striana

Centre-barred Sallow

Chestnut

Chevron

Chimney Sweeper

Chinese Character

Chocolate-tip

Choreutis pariana (Apple Leaf Skeletonizer)

Choristoneura hebenstreitella

Chrysoteuchia culmella

Cinnabar

Clay

Clay Triple-lines

Clepsis consimilana

Clepsis spectrana (Cyclamen Tortrix)

Cloaked Minor

Clouded Border

Clouded Brindle

Clouded Drab

Clouded Silver

Clouded-bordered Brindle

Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia genitalana

Cnephasia incertana

Cnephasia stephensiana (Grey Tortrix)

Cochylis atricapitana

Cochylis dubitana

Cochylis hybridella

Coleophora albitarsella

Coleophora alticolella

Coleophora betulella

Coleophora caespititiella

Coleophora coracipennella

Coleophora deauratella

Coleophora flavipennella

Coleophora glaucicolella

Coleophora gryphipennella

Coleophora hemerobiella

Coleophora ibipennella

Coleophora laricella

Coleophora lusciniaepenella

Coleophora lutipennella

Coleophora mayrella

Coleophora peribenanderi

Coleophora prunifoliae

Coleophora saxicolella

Coleophora spinella

Coleophora striatipennella

Common Carpet

Common Emerald

Common Footman

Common Heath

Common Lutestring

Common Marbled Carpet

Common Pug

Common Quaker

Common Rustic

Common Swift

Common Wainscot

Common Wave

Common White Wave

Commophila aeneana

Conobathra repandana

Convolvulus Hawk-moth

Copper Underwing

Coronet

Coxcomb Prominent

Crambus hamella

Crambus lathoniellus

Crambus pascuella

Crambus perlella

Cream Wave

Crescent

Cryptoblabes bistriga

Currant Pug

Cydia fagiglandana

Cydia pomonella

Cydia servillana

Cydia splendana

Cydia succedana

Dark Arches

Dark Chestnut

Dark Dagger

Dark Spinach

Dark Sword-grass

Dark Umber

December Moth

Deep Brown Dart

Depressaria pastinacella (aka D. heraclei) (Parsnip Moth)

Dichromeris marginella (Juniper Webber)

Dichrorampha plumbagana

Dingy Footman

Dingy Shears

Dingy Shell

Dioryctria abietella

Dipleurina lacustrata

Ditula angustiorana (Red-barred Tortrix)

Diurnea fagella

Donacaula forficella

Dot Moth

Dotted Border

Dotted Chestnut

Dotted Clay

Double Lobed

Double Square-spot

Double-striped Pug

Drab Looper

Drinker

Dun-bar

Dusky Brocade

Dusky Sallow

Dusky Thorn

Dusky-lemon Sallow

Dwarf Cream Wave

Dwarf Pug

Eana incanana

Ear

Early Grey

Early Moth

Early Thorn

Early Tooth-striped

Elachista alpinella

Elachista argentella

Elachista canapennella

Elachista humilis

Elachista maculicerusella

Elegia similella (aka Microthrix similella)

Elephant Hawk-moth

Elophila nymphaeata (Brown China-mark)

Emmelina monodactyla

Emmetia marginea

Emperor Moth

Endothenia marginana

Endothenia ustulana

Endotricha flammealis

Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House Moth)

Engrailed

Epagoge grotiana

Epermenia chaerophyllella

Epermenia falciformis

Ephestia parasitella

Epiblema cynosbatella

Epiblema foenella

Epiblema roborana

Epiblema rosaecolana

Epiblema sticticana

Epiblema trimaculana

Epiblema uddmanniana (Bramble Shoot Moth)

Epinotia abbreviana

Epinotia bilunana

Epinotia brunnichana

Epinotia cruciana

Epinotia immundana

Epinotia nisella

Epinotia ramella

Epinotia solandriana

Epinotia tedella

Epinotia tenerana

Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth)

Eriocrania subpurpurella

Esperia sulphurella

Eucosma cana

Eucosma hohenwartiana

Eucosma obumbratana

Eudemis profunda

Eudonia angustea

Eudonia mercurella

Eudonia pallida

Eudonia truncicolella

Eulia ministrana

Eupoecilia angustana

Eurrhypara hortulata (Small Magpie)

Euzophera pinguis

Evergestis forficalis (Garden Pebble)

Evergestis pallidata

Exoteleia dodecella

Eyed Hawk-moth

Falseuncaria ruficiliana

Fan-foot

Feathered Gothic

Feathered Thorn

Fen Wainscot

Fern

Figure of Eight

Figure of Eighty

Five-spot Burnet

Flame

Flame Carpet

Flame Shoulder

Flounced Rustic

Forester

Four-dotted Footman

Fox Moth

Foxglove Pug

Freyer's Pug

Frosted Green

Frosted Orange

Galleria mellonella (Wax Moth)

Garden Carpet

Gelechia nigra

Gelechia rhombella

Ghost Moth

Glyphipterix forsterella

Glyphipterix simpliciella (Cocksfoot Moth)

Gothic

Grapholita jungiella

Grass Emerald

Grass Rivulet

Great Oak Beauty

Great Prominent

Green Arches

Green Carpet

Green Pug

Green Silver-lines

Green-brindled Crescent

Grey Arches

Grey Birch

Grey Dagger

Grey Pine Carpet

Grey Pug

Grey Shoulder Knot

Gypsonoma dealbana

Haworth's Pug

Heart & Club

Heart & Dart

Hebrew Character

Hedya nubiferana (Marbled Orchard Tortrix)

Hedya pruniana (Plum Tortrix)

Hedya salicella

Helcystogramma rufescens

Herald (adult 29/02/08, larva 02/07/08)

Hoary Footman

Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth)

Homoeosoma sinuella

Hornet Moth

Hummingbird Hawk-moth

Hypatima rhomboidella

Hypsopygia costalis (Gold Triangle)

Incurvaria masculella

Ingrailed Clay

Iron Prominent

Isotrias rectifasciana

July Highflyer

Juniper Carpet

Kent Black Arches

Knot Grass

Lackey (larva on 10/06/08, adult on 19/06/08)

Lappet moth

Larch Pug

Large Emerald

Large Ranunculus

Large Twin-spot Carpet

Large Wainscot

Large Yellow Underwing (caterpillars on 26/03/08, adults on 07/06/08)

Lathronympha strigana

Lead-coloured Drab

Least Black Arches

Least Carpet

Least Yellow Underwing

Leopard Moth

Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing

Lesser Common Rustic

Lesser Cream Wave

Lesser Swallow Prominent

Lesser Treble-bar

Lesser Yellow Underwing (caterpillar on 18/05/08, adult on 22/07/08)

Lesser-spotted Pinion

Light Arches

Light Brocade

Light Emerald

Lilac Beauty

Lime Hawk-moth

Lime-speck Pug

Limnaecia phragmitella

Lobesia abscisana

Lobster Moth

Lozotaenia forsterana

Lozotaeniodes formosanus

Lunar Marbled Brown

Lunar Underwing

Lunar-spotted Pinion

Lychnis

Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner)

Magpie (larva on 21/06/08, adult on 15/07/08)

Maiden's Blush

Mallow

Maple Prominent

Maple Pug

Marasmarcha lunaedactyla

Marbled Beauty

Marbled Brown

Marbled Minor

Marbled White Spot

March Moth

May Highflyer

Mere Wainscot

Merrifieldia baliodactylus

Merveille du Jour

Metzneria lappella

Micropterix calthella

Middle-barred Minor

Miller

Minor Shoulder-knot

Mocha

Mompha epilobiella

Mompha jurassicella

Mompha ochraceella

Mompha subbistrigella

Monochroa lucidella

Monochroa lutulentella

Monopis laevigella (Skin Moth)

Monopis weaverella

Morophaga chloragella

Mother Shipton

Mottled Beauty

Mottled Pug

Mottled Rustic

Mottled Umber

Mouse Moth

Mullein (adult on 02/05, larvae on 06/06/08)

Mullein Wave

Muslin

Myelois circumvoluta (Thistle Ermine)

Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet

Narrow-winged Pug

Neglected Rustic

Nemapogon cloacella

Nemapogon wolffiella

Nematopogon metaxella

Nemophora degeerella

Nemophora metallica

Neosphaleroptera nubilana

Nephopterix angustella

Netted Pug

Northern Winter Moth

November Moth

Nutmeg

Nut-tree Tussock

Oak Beauty

Oak Hook-tip

Oak Lutestring

Oak-tree Pug

Oblique Carpet

Obscure Wainscot

Oegoconia deauratella

Oegoconia quadripuncta

Old Lady Moth

Olive

Oncocera semirubella

Opsibotys fuscalis

Orange Footman

Orange Moth

Orange Sallow

Orange Swift

Orange Underwing

Orthopygia glaucinalis

Ovendenia lienigianus

Pale Brindled Beauty

Pale Eggar

Pale Mottled Willow

Pale November

Pale Oak Beauty

Pale Pinion

Pale Prominent

Pale Shining Brown

Pale Tussock

Pale-shouldered Brocade

Palpita vitrealis

Pammene argyrana

Pammene fasciana

Pammene populana

Pammene splendidulana

Pandemis cerasana (Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix)

Pandemis cinnamomeana

Pandemis corylana

Pandemis heparana

Parapoynx stratiotata (Ringed China-mark)

Paraswammerdamia albicapitella

Paraswammerdamia nebulella (was P. Lutarea)

Parornix anglicella

Parornix finitimella

Peach Blossom

Peacock Moth

Pebble Hook-tip

Pebble Prominent

Pempelia palumbella

Pempeliella dilutella

Peppered Moth

Perinephela lancealis

Phlyctaenia coronata

Phlyctaenia perlucidalis

Phoenix

Phycita roborella

Phycitodes binaevella

Phyllonorycter blancardella

Phyllonorycter leucographella

Phyllonorycter messaniella

Pine Beauty

Pine Hawk-moth

Pinion-Spotted Pug

Pinion-streaked Snout

Pink-barred Sallow

Plain Golden Y

Plain Pug

Platyptilia pallidactyla

Pleuroptya ruralis (Mother of Pearl)

Plumed Prominent

Plutella porrectella

Plutella xylostella (Diamond-back Moth)

Poplar Grey

Poplar Hawk-moth (adult 07/05/08, eggs 02/07/08)

Poplar Kitten

Poplar Lutestring

Porter's Rustic

Powdered Quaker

Prays fraxinella

Pretty Chalk Carpet

Privet Hawk-moth

Pseudargyrotoza conwagana

Pseudococcyx posticana

Pseudosciaphila branderiana

Pseudoswammerdamia combinella

Psoricoptera gibbosella

Psyche casta (larvae on 20/04/08, adult on 07/06/08)

Pterophorus pentadactyla (White Plume Moth)

Ptycholoma lecheana

Ptycholomoides aeriferanus

Purple Bar

Purple Clay

Purple Thorn

Puss Moth (adult on 03/05/08, larvae on 24/06/08)

Pyralis farinalis

Pyrausta aurata

Pyrausta nigrata

Pyrausta purpuralis

Recurvaria leucatella

Red Chestnut

Red Twin-spot Carpet

Red Underwing

Reddish Light Arches

Red-green Carpet

Red-line Quaker

Red-necked Footman

Rhopobota naevana

Rhyacionia pinicolana

Rhyacionia pinivorana (Spotted Shoot)

Riband Wave

Rosy Footman

Rosy Rustic

Round-winged Muslin

Royal Mantle

Ruby Tiger

Rufous Minor

Rustic

Rustic Shoulder-knot

Sallow

Sallow Kitten

Sandy Carpet

Satellite

Satin Beauty

Satyr Pug

Scallop Shell

Scalloped Hazel

Scalloped Hook-tip

Scalloped Oak

Scarce Footman

Scarce Prominent

Scarce Silver-lines

Scarce Umber

Scarlet Tiger (caterpillars on 20/04/08, adults on 07/06/08)

Schreckensteinia festaliella

Scoparia ambigualis

Scoparia basistrigalis

Scoparia pyralella

Scoparia subfusca

Scorched Carpet

Scorched Wing

Scrobipalpa acuminatella

Scrobipalpa costella

Scythropia crataegella

Semioscopis steinkellneriana

September Thorn

Seraphim

Setaceous Hebrew Character

Shaded Broad-bar

Shark

Sharp-angled Carpet

Sharp-angled Peacock

Shears

Short-cloaked

Shoulder Stripe

Shoulder-striped Wainscot

Shuttle-shaped Dart

Silver-ground Carpet

Silver-Y

Silvery Arches

Single-dotted Wave

Sitochroa palealis

Six-Spot Burnet

Six-striped Rustic

Slender Brindle

Slender Pug

Small Angle Shades

Small Blood-vein

Small Brindled Beauty

Small Dotted Buff

Small Dusty Wave

Small Elephant Hawk

Small Emerald

Small Fan-foot

Small Fan-footed Wave

Small Phoenix

Small Purple-barred

Small Quaker

Small Ranunculus

Small Rivulet

Small Scallop

Small Seraphim

Small Square-spot

Small Wainscot (adult on 30th August)

Small Waved Umber

Small White Wave

Small Yellow Underwing

Small Yellow Wave

Smoky Wainscot

Snout

Southern Wainscot

Speckled Yellow

Spectacle

Spilonota laricana

Spilonota ocellana

Spinach

Sprawler

Spring Usher

Spruce Carpet

Square Spot

Square-spot Rustic

Square-spotted Clay

Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla

Straw Dot

Straw Underwing

Streamer

Striped Lychnis (larva on 23/07/08)

Strophedra weirana

Suspected

Svensson's Copper Underwing

Swallow Prominent

Swallow-tailed Moth

Sycamore

Syndemis musculana

Taleporia tubulosa

Tawny Marbled Minor

Tawny Pinion

Tawny Speckled Pug

Tawny-barred Angle

Teleiodes luculella

Teleiodes vulgella

Thisanotia chrysonuchella

Tinea semifulvella

Tinea trinotella

Tischeria ekebladella

Toadflax Brocade (larva on 08/09/08)

Toadflax Pug

Tortricodes alternella

Tortrix viridana (Green Oak Tortrix)

Trachycera advenella

Trachycera suavella

Treble Brown Spot

Treble Lines

Treble-bar

Tree-lichen Beauty

True Lover’s Knot

Turnip

Twin-spotted Quaker

Udea lutealis

Udea olivalis

Udea prunalis

Uncertain

Vapourer Moth (eggs in March, larvae on 16/06/08, adult on 01/07/08)

Varied Coronet

Vine's Rustic

V-Pug

Water Carpet

Waved Black

Waved Umber

Webb's Wainscot

White Ermine

White Satin Moth

White-marked

White-pinion Spotted

White-point

White-spotted Pug

Willow Beauty

Winter Moth (adult & eggs 01/01/08)

Wood Carpet

Wood Tiger (caterpillar on 08/09/08)

Wormwood Pug

Yellow Horned

Yellow Shell

Yellow-barred Brindle

Yellow-line Quaker

Yellow-tail

Yponomeuta evonymella (Bird-cherry Ermine)

Yponomeuta padella/malinellus

Yponomeuta sedella

Ypsolopha alpella

Ypsolopha dentella

Ypsolopha nemorella

Ypsolopha parenthesella

Ypsolopha scabrella

Ypsolopha sequella

Zeiraphera isertana

 

 

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