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Moths of Northamptonshire

The species of Butterfly 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