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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
Argyresthia goedartella (Golden Argent)

Argyresthia pruniella (Cherry-fruit Moth)

Argyresthia bonnetella (Hawthorn Argent)

Ypsolopha dentella (Honeysuckle Moth)

Ypsolopha parenthesella (White-shouldered Smudge)

Ypsolopha sequella (Pied Smudge)

Plutella xylostella (Diamond-back Moth)

Depressaria badiella (Brown Flat-body)

Agonopterix arenella (Brindled Flat-body)

Agonopterix kaekeritziana (Straw Flat-body)

Agonopterix ocellana (Red-letter Flat-body)

Agonopterix scopariella (Broom Flat-body)

Agonopterix nervosa (Dark-fringed Flat-body)

Agonopterix nervosa (Dark-fringed Flat-body)

Agonopterix nervosa (Dark-fringed Flat-body)

Mirificarma mulinella (Gorse Groundling)

Hypatima rhomboidella (Square-spot Crest)

Blastobasis adustella (Dingy Dowd)

Mompha propinquella (Marbled Cosmet)

Agapeta hamana (Common Yellow Conch)

Pandemis cinnamomeana (White-faced Twist)

Pandemis heparana (Dark Twist)

Ditula angustiorana (Red-barred Tortrix)

Cnephasia longana (Long-winged Shade)

Cnephasia longana (Long-winged Shade)

Cnephasia stephensiana (Great Grey Shade)

Acleris laterana (Dark-triangle Button)

Acleris aspersana (Ginger Button)

Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Button)

Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Button)

Acleris emargana (Notch-wing Button)

Acleris emargana (Notch-wing Button)

Hedya nubiferana (Marbled Orchard Tortrix)

Apotomis betuletana (Birch Marble)

Apotomis sororculana (Narrow-winged Marble)

Epinotia ramella (Small Birch Bell)

Epinotia nisella (Grey Poplar Bell)

Epinotia nisella (Grey Poplar Bell)

Epinotia tenerana (Nut-bud Moth)

Epinotia trigonella (White-blotch Bell)

Epinotia brunnichana (Large Birch Bell)

Epinotia brunnichana (Large Birch Bell)

Rhopobota naevana (Holly Tortrix)

Gypsonoma dealbana (Common Cloaked Shoot)

Chrysoteuchia culmella (Garden Grass-veneer)

Agriphila tristella (Common Grass-veneer)

Agriphila inquinatella (Barred Grass-veneer)

Agriphila geniculea (Elbow-stripe Grass-veneer)

Acentria ephemerella (Small Water-veneer)

Scoparia ambigualis (Common Grey)

Dipleurina lacustrata (Little Grey)

Dipleurina lacustrata (Little Grey)

Eudonia truncicolella (Ground-moss Grey)

Eudonia mercurella (Small Grey)

Elophila nymphaeata (Brown China-mark)

Parapoynx stratiotata (Ringed China-mark)

Cataclysta lemnata (Small China-mark)

Evergestis pallidata (Chequered Pearl)

Pyrausta purpuralis (Common Purple & Gold)

Udea lutealis (Pale Straw Pearl)

Udea ferrugalis (Rusty Dot)

Aphomia sociella (Bee Moth)

Pterophorus pentadactyla (White Plume)

Hellinsia osteodactylus (Small Golden-rod Plume)