Assynt Moth List – a work in progress

May 14th 2012

List of Moth species recorded in Assynt

Assynt Field Club extends its grateful thanks to everyone who has submitted records or aided in identification

Angle-barred Pug Eupithecia innotata
Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa
Angle-striped Sallow Enargia paleacea
Anomalous Stilbia anomala
Antler Moth Cerapteryx graminis
Apple Fruit Moth Argyresthia conjugella
Archer’s Dart Agrotis vestigialis
Argent & Sable Rheumaptera hastate hastate
Autumn Green Carpet Chloroclysta miata
Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata
Autumnal Rustic Eugnorisma glareosa
Barred Chestnut Diarsia dahlii
Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana
Barred Red Hylaea fasciaria
Barred Yellow Cidaria fulvata
Beautiful Golden Y Autographa pulchrina
Beautiful Yellow Underwing Anarta myrtilli
Bee Moth Aphomia sociella
Beech-green Carpet Colostygia olivata
Birch Mocha Cyclophora albipunctata
Black Rustic Aporophyla nigra
Bordered Beauty Epione repandaria
Bordered White Bupalus piniaria
Brick Agrochola circellaris
Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea
Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata
Brindled Ochre Dasypolia templi
Broken-barred Carpet Electrophaes corylata
Broom Moth Melanchra pisi
Brown China-mark Elophila nymphaeata
Brown House Moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella
Brown Rustic Rusina ferruginea
Brown Silver-line Petrophora chlorosata
Brown-line Bright Eye Mythimna conigera
Buff Ermine Spilosoma luteum
Buff-tip Phalera bucephala
Burnished Brass Diachrysia chrysitis
Campion Hadena rivularis
Canary-shouldered Thorn Ennomos alniaria
Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis corylana
Chestnut Conistra vaccinii
Chestnut-coloured Carpet Thera cognata
Chevron Eulithis testate
Chimney Sweeper Odezia atrata
Clay Mythimna ferrago
Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata
Clouded Buff Diacrisia sannio
Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta
Clouded-bordered Brindle Apamea crenata
Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata alternata
Common Lutestring Ochropacha duplaris
Common Marbled Carpet Chloroclysta truncata
Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi
Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis
Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens
Common Wave Cabera exanthemata
Common White Wave Cabera pusaria
Cork Moth Nemapogon cloacella
Coronet Craniophora ligustri
Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina
Cream Wave Scopula floslactata
Crescent Celaena leucostigma scotica
Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha
Dark Brocade Blepharita adusta
Dark Marbled Carpet Chloroclysta citrata
Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon
December Moth Poecilocampa populi
Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella
Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria
Dotted Carpet Alcis jubata
Dotted Clay Xestia baja
Double Dart Graphiphora augur
Double Square-spot Xestia triangulum
Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Drinker Euthrix potatoria
Dun-bar Cosmia trapezina
Dusky Brocade Apamea remissa
Ear Moth Amphipoea oculea
Early Grey Xylocampa areola
Early Thorn Selenia dentaria
Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata
Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor
Emperor Moth Saturnia pavonia
Engrailed Ectropis bistortata
Feathered Thorn Colotois pennaria
Flame carpet Xanthorhoe designata
Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta
Fox Moth Macrothylacia rubi
Foxglove Pug Eupithecia pulchellata
Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Garden Grass-veneer Chrysoteuchia culmella
Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis
Garden Tiger Arctia caja
Ghost Moth Hepialus humuli
Glaucous Shears Papestra biren
Gold Spangle Autographa bractea
Gold Spot Plusia festucae
Gold Swift Hepialus hecta
Golden-rod Brindle Lithomoia solidaginis
Golden-rod Pug Eupithecia virgaureata
Grass Rivulet Perizoma albulata
Green Arches Anaplectoides prasina
Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria
Green-brindled Crescent Allophyes oxyacanthae
Green Pug Pasiphila rectangulata
Green Silver-lines Pseudoips prasinana
Grey Arches Polia nebulosa
Grey Chi Antitype chi
Grey Dagger Acronicta psi
Grey Mountain Moth Entephria caesiata
Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata
Grey Pug Eupithecia subfuscata
Grey Scalloped Bar Dyscia fagaria
Haworth’s Minor Celaena haworthii
Heart and Dart Agrotis exclamationis
Heath Rustic Xestia agathina
Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica
Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix
Ingrailed Clay Diarsia mendica
Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius
July Highflyer Hydriomena furcata
Juniper Carpet Thera juniperata scotica
Knot grass Acronicta rumicis
Larch Pug Eupithecia lariciata
Large Emerald Geometra papilionaria
Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba
Least Black Arches Nola confusalis
Lempke’s Gold Spot Plusia putnami
Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthe
Lesser Swallow prominent Pheosia gnoma
Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes
Light Arches Apamea lithoxylaea
Light Emerald Campaea margaritata
Light Knot Grass Acronicta menyanthidis
Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata
Ling Pug Eupithecia absinthiata goossensiata
Lunar Thorn Selenia lunularia
Magpie Abraxas grossulariata
Manchester Treble-bar Carsia sororiata
Map-Winged Swift Hepialus fusconebulosa
Marbled Coronet Hadena confusa
May Highflier Hydriomena impluviata
Merveille du Jour Dichonia aprilina
Middle-barred Minor Oligia fasciuncula
Minor Shoulder-knot Brachylomia viminalis
Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis
Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata
Mottled Grey Colostygia multistrigaria
Mottled Umber Erannis defoliaria
Mouse Moth Amphipyra tragopoginis
Narrow-bordered Bee Hawkmoth Hemaris tityus
Narrow-winged Pug Eupithecia nanata
Neglected Rustic Xestia castanea
Northern Deep-brown Dart Aporophyla lueneburgensis
Northern Eggar Lasiocampa quercus form callunae
Northern Rustic Standfussiana lucernea
Northern Spinach Eulithis populata
Northern Winter Moth Operophtera fagata
November Moth Epirrita dilutata
Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli
Oblique Carpet Orthonama vittata
Orange Swift Hepialus sylvina
Pale Brindled Beauty Phigalia pilosaria
Pale Eggar Trichiura crataegi
Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina
Pale-shouldered Brocade Lacanobia thalassina
Peach Blossom Thyatira batis
Peacock Moth Macaria notata
Pearl-band Grass Veneer Catoptria margaritella
Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac
Peppered Moth Biston betularia
Pine Beauty Panolis flammea
Pine Carpet Thera firmata
Pink-Barred Sallow Xanthia togata
Plain Golden Y Autographa jota
Plain Wave Idaea straminata
Poplar Grey Acronicta megacephala
Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi
Poplar Lutestring Tethea or
Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis
Pretty Pinion Perizoma blandiata blandiata
Purple Bar Cosmorhoe ocellata
Purple Clay Diarsia brunnea
Puss Moth Cerura vinula
Red Carpet Xanthorhoe decoloraria
Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa
Red Sword-grass Xylena vetusta
Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia
Red-green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata
Red-line Quaker Agrochola lota
Riband Wave Idaea aversata
Rosy Rustic Hydraecia micacea
Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Ruddy Highflyer Hydriomena ruberata
Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella
Rustic Shoulder-knot Apamea sordens
Sallow Xanthia icteritia
Sallow Kitten Furcula furcula
Sandy Carpet Perizoma flavofasciata
Satyr Pug Eupithecia satyrata
Saxon Hyppa rectilinea
Scalloped Hazel Odontopera bidentata
Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria
Scalloped Oak Crocallis elinguaria
Scarce Silver Y Syngrapha interrogationis
Scarce Umber Agriopis aurantiaria
Scottish Annulet Gnophos obfuscatus
Seraphim Lobophora halterata
Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum
Shark Cucullia umbratica
Shears Hada plebeja
Shaded broad-Bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata
Silver Y Autographa gamma
Silver-ground Carpet Xanthorhoe montanata
Six-spot Burnet Zygaena filipendulae
Six-striped Rustic Xestia sexstrigata
Slender-striped Rufous Coenocalpe lapidata
Small Angle Shades Euplexia lucipara
Small Dotted Buff Photedes minima
Small Emerald Hemistola chrysoprasaria
Small Fan-Footed wave Idaea biselata
Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata
Small Rivulet Perizoma alchemillata
Small Square-spot Diarsia rubi
Small Wainscot Chortodes pygmina
Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura
Smoky Wave Scopula ternata
Snout Hypena proboscidalis
Spectacle Abrostola tripartita
Spruce Carpet Thera britannica
Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa
Straw Dot Rivula sericealis
Streak Chesias legatella
Streamer moth Anticlea derivata
Striped Twin-spot Carpet Nebula salicata
Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremula
Tawny Speckled Pug Eupithecia icterata
Treble-bar Aplocera plagiata plagiata
True Lover’s Knot Lycophotia porphyrea
Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum
Twenty-plume Moth Alucita hexadactyla
Twin-Spot Carpet Perizoma didymata
Uncertain Hoplodrina alsines
Water Carpet Lampropteryx suffumata
Welsh Wave Venusia cambrica
White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda
White-Line Dart Euxoa tritici
White-shouldered House Moth Endrosis sarcitrella
Winter Moth Operophtera brumata
Wormwood Pug Eupithecia absinthiata
Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis
Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata bilineata
Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata
Yellow-line Quaker Agrochola macilenta

(September 2018)

Acleris aspersana
Acleris emargana
Acleris hyemana
Agonopterix ciliella
Agriphila straminella
Agriphila tristella
Algedonia terrealis
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla
Ancylis badiana
Ancylis geminana
Anthophila fabriciana
Apotomis sororculana
Bactra lancealana
Catoptria margaritella
Catoptria pinella
Crambus ericella
Crambus lathoniellus
Crambus pascuella
Eana osseana
Epiblema cynosbatella
Epiblema scutulana
Epinotia ramella
Eucosma campoliliana
Eucosma cana
Eucosma hohenwartiana
Eudonia mercurella
Eudonia murana
Eudonia truncicolella
Eulia ministrana
Hypatima rhomboidella
Opsibotys fuscalis
Phyllonorycter coryli
Platyptilia pallidactyla
Pseudotelphusa paripunctella
Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla
Udea lutealis
Ypsolopha parenthesella

 

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Goosander

single female on River Inver opposite Little Assynt Tree Nursery (DAH) (11/12)

Dipper

four birds on River Inver opposite Little Assynt Tree Nursery (DAH). One bird could be seen, and heard, singing. (11/12)

Otter

two animals on the shore beside Church of Scotland, Lochinver (Gwen Richards) (11/12)

Whooper Swan

three birds feeding, Loch an Aigeil (DAH). Photo Gallery - Birds (10/12)

Dipper

single bird on Oldany River (DAH) (10/12)

Long-tailed Tit

6+ birds in trees, Glenleraig (Ian Evans) (09/12)

Sparrowhawk

single bird hunting through trees, Glenleraig (Ian Evans) (09/12)

Glaucous Gull

single 1st-winter bird Balchladich Bay (DAH) (09/12)

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