Moths of Northamptonshire


12 species of Moth regularly found in Northamptonshire

Peach Blossom Thyatira batis
Common
Habitat: Woodland


Early Thorn Selenia dentaria
Common
Habitat: Woodland and hedgerows


Scalloped Hazel Odontopera bidentata
Common
Habitat: Most habitats


Oak Beauty Biston strataria
Common
Habitat: Woodland and parkland


Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi
Common
Habitat: Most habitats


Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor
Common
Habitat: Most habitats


Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremula
Common
Habitat: Most habitats


Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina
Common
Habitat: Most habitats


Buff Ermine Spilosoma luteum
Common
Habitat: Most habitats


Small Quaker Orthosia cruda
Common
Habitat: Most habitats


Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica
Common
Habitat: Most habitats


Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa
Common
Habitat: Most habitats
Often found during the day resting on fences