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Macro-moths (larger moths) ~ Part 6

Part 6 includes a selection of moth images from the Noctuidae super family. The Noctuidae family is the largest family of macro-moths and is divided into several sub-families.

Links to the major sub-families on this page . . .
Plusiinae
Eustrotiinae
Aediinae
Acronictinae
Metoponiinae
Cuculliinae
Oncocnemidinae
Xyleninae
Noctuinae
Moth photo house index page
Moth introduction page



Species Name

Scientific Name

73.008 BF2428 - Golden Twin-spot

Chrysodeixis chalcites

2428 Golden Twin-spot 2004 - Andrew Culshaw

Greenford to light
overnight on 14th/15th August
© photo: Andrew Culshaw




Species Name

Scientific Name

73.014 BF2437 - Golden Plusia

Polychrysia moneta

2437 Golden Plusia 2004 - Andrew Middleton

Middlesex to light
© photo: Andrew Middleton




Species Name

Scientific Name

73.015 BF2441 - Silver Y

Autographa gamma

2441 Silver Y 2006 - Archie Lang

2441 Silver Y 2006 - Archie Lang


© photo: Archie Lang

© photo: Archie Lang

2441 Silver Y 2006 - Archie Lang


© photo: Archie Lang




Species Name

Scientific Name

73.016 BF2442 - Beautiful Golden Y

Autographa pulchrina

2442 Beautiful Golden Y 2006 - Sandra Standbridge

Balls Wood
© photo: Sandra Standbridge




Species Name

Scientific Name

73.027 BF2413 - Silver Barred

Deltote bankiana

2413 Silver Barred 2004 - Sandra Standbridge

Wicken Fen
© photo: Sandra Standbridge




Species Name

Scientific Name

73.031 BF2465 - The Four-spotted

Tyta luctuosa

2465 Four-spotted 2006 - Andrew Palmer

2465 Four-spotted 2006 - Andrew Palmer

Cambridgeshire
© photo: Andrew Palmer
Cambridgeshire
© photo: Andrew Palmer



Species Name

Scientific Name

73.037/8 BF2283/4 Dark/Grey Dagger

Acronicta tridens/psi

2279 Sycamore larva 2001 - Neil


These moths cannot be distinguished as adults except by examination of the genitalia, although the caterpillars are completely different
Edinburgh
© photo: Bob Hazra



Species Name

Scientific Name

73.039 BF2279 - The Sycamore

Acronicta aceris

2279 Sycamore larva 2001 - Neil


© photo: Neil




Species Name

Scientific Name

73.045 BF2289 - Knot Grass

Acronicta rumicis

2289 Knot Grass 2003 - Steven Penn


© photo: Steven Penn




Species Name

Scientific Name

73.048 BF2397 - Small Yellow Underwing

Panemeria tenebrata

2397 Small Yellow Underwing 2009 - Elizabeth Debenham

2397 Small Yellow Underwing 2009 - Martin Honey

Aldbury Nowers
© photo: Elizabeth Debenham
Perivale Wood
© photo: Martin Honey

2397 Small Yellow Underwing 2004 - Andrew Wood

Ware Park
© photo: Andrew Wood



Species Name

Scientific Name

73.058 BF2221 - The Mullein

Cucullia verbasci

2221 The Mullein 2005 - Andrew Wood

larva
Ware Park
© photo: Andrew Wood




Species Name

Scientific Name

73.059 BF2223 - Toadflax Brocade

Calophasia lunula

2223 Toadflax Brocade larva - Andrew Middleton

2223 Toadflax Brocade larva - Ched George

larva 2007
Ponders End
© photo: Andrew Middleton
larva 2008
west of High Wycombe, Bucks
© photo: Ched George

2223 Toadflax Brocade 2006 - Andrew Self

2223 Toadflax Brocade 2003 - Andrew Middleton

Neasden to light
9th July 2006
© photo: Andrew Self
Enfield, Middx to light
23rd July 2003
© photo: Andrew Middleton



Species Name

Scientific Name

73.113 BF2306 - Angle Shades

Phlogophora meticulosa

2306 Angle Shades 2010 - Elizabeth Debenham

Kings Langley
© photo: Elizabeth Debenham

2306 Angle Shades 2004 - Sandra Standbridge

2306 2008 - Sandra Standbridge


© photo: Sandra Standbridge
Waterford Heath
© photo: Sandra Standbridge



Species Name

Scientific Name

73.216 BF2318 The Dun-bar

Cosmia trapezina

2318 The Dun-bar 2004 - Sandra Standbridge

near Bengeo
© photo: Sandra Standbridge




Species Name

Scientific Name

73.280 BF2165 - Small Ranunculus

Hecatera dysodea

2165 Small Ranunculus 2003 - Andrew Middleton

Enfield, Middx to light
11th June 2003
© photo: Andrew Middleton




Species Name

Scientific Name

73.352 BF2138 - Green Arches

Anaplectoides prasina

Green Arches - Steven Penn

Devon
© photo: Steven Penn




Plusiinae
Eustrotiinae
Aediinae
Acronictinae
Metoponiinae
Cuculliinae
Oncocnemidinae
Xyleninae
Noctuinae
Moth photo house index page
Moth introduction page

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