Scottish Micro Moths by Month

This page shows a variety of moths flying in particular months of the year. Different months and whether to show macros or micros can be selected by clicking on the appropriate link. Only a selection of mostly the commoner moths are displayed. Early or late flying moth species may be found in the month preceding or following the one shown.

January February March April May June
July August September October November December
Nematopogon swammerdamella (Large Long-horn)

Nematopogon swammerdamella (Large Long-horn)

Monopis weaverella (Carrion Moth)

Tinea semifulvella (Fulvous Clothes)

Caloptilia alchimiella (Yellow-triangle Slender)

Aspilapteryx tringipennella (Ribwort Slender)

Phyllonorycter leucographella (Firethorn Leaf-miner)

Argyresthia trifasciata (Triple-barred Argent)

Argyresthia brockeella (Gold-ribbon Argent)

Argyresthia brockeella (Gold-ribbon Argent)

Argyresthia bonnetella (Hawthorn Argent)

Coleophora mayrella (Meadow Case-bearer)

Elachista triatomea (Meadow Dwarf)

Pleurota bicostella (Light Streak)

Metzneria metzneriella (Meadow Neb)

Carpatolechia proximella (Black-speckled Groundling)

Blastobasis lacticolella (London Dowd)

Aethes cnicana (Thistle Conch)

Aethes rubigana (Burdock Conch)

Cochylis nana (Birch Conch)

Pandemis cerasana (Barred Twist)

Syndemis musculana (Dark-barred Twist)

Aphelia paleana (Timothy Tortrix)

Ptycholoma lecheana (Brindled Twist)

Lozotaenia forsterana (Large Ivy Twist)

Capua vulgana (Common Twist)

Pseudargyrotoza conwagana (Yellow-spot Twist)

Pseudargyrotoza conwagana (Yellow-spot Twist)

Cnephasia asseclana (Flax Tortrix)

Tortrix viridana (Green Oak Tortrix)

Olethreutes schulziana (Large Marble)

Celypha lacunana (Common Marble)

Celypha lacunana (Common Marble)

Orthotaenia undulana (Woodland Marble)

Apotomis turbidana (White-shouldered Marble)

Apotomis turbidana (White-shouldered Marble)

Ancylis badiana (Common Roller)

Ancylis myrtillana (Bilberry Roller)

Epinotia subocellana (White Sallow Bell)

Epinotia bilunana (Crescent Bell)

Epinotia tetraquetrana (Square-barred Bell)

Epiblema cynosbatella (Yellow-faced Bell)

Epiblema scutulana (Thistle Bell)

Eucosma campoliliana (Marbled Bell)

Eucosma cana (Hoary Bell)

Lathronympha strigana (Red Piercer)

Cydia ulicetana (Grey Gorse Piercer)

Chrysoteuchia culmella (Garden Grass-veneer)

Scoparia pyralella (Meadow Grey)

Scoparia pyralella (Meadow Grey)

Scoparia ambigualis (Common Grey)

Eudonia murana (Moorland Grey)

Paratalanta pandalis (Bordered Pearl)

Eurrhypara hortulata (Small Magpie)

Opsibotys fuscalis (Cinerous Pearl)

Udea olivalis (Olive Pearl)

Udea olivalis (Olive Pearl)

Udea uliginosalis (Mountain Pearl)

Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot)

Platyptilia gonodactyla (Triangle Plume)