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
Eriocrania subpurpurella (Common Oak Purple)

Incurvaria masculella (Feathered Bright)

Nematopogon swammerdamella (Large Long-horn)

Caloptilia syringella (Common Slender)

Caloptilia syringella (Common Slender)

Phyllonorycter maestingella (Beech Midget)

Anthophila fabriciana (Common Nettle-tap)

Plutella xylostella (Diamond-back Moth)

Coleophora albicosta (Gorse Case-bearer)

Esperia sulphurella (Sulphur Tubic)

Agonopterix arenella (Brindled Flat-body)

Carpatolechia proximella (Black-speckled Groundling)

Neofaculta ericetella (Heather Groundling)

Blastobasis lacticolella (London Dowd)

Cochylimorpha straminea (Straw Conch)

Cochylis atricapitana (Black-headed Conch)

Argyrotaenia ljungiana (Heather Twist)

Syndemis musculana (Dark-barred Twist)

Ancylis unguicella (Broken-barred Roller)

Ancylis badiana (Common Roller)

Ancylis myrtillana (Bilberry Roller)

Epinotia immundana (Common Birch Bell)

Cydia ulicetana (Grey Gorse Piercer)

Crambus lathoniellus (Hook-streak Grass-veneer)

Scoparia pyralella (Meadow Grey)

Opsibotys fuscalis (Cinerous Pearl)