Identify Noctuid Moths (Noctuoidea)
seen at The Netherfield Lagoons

Discover more about these species such as habitat, a detailed description, their national distribution and the best time of year to see them (or visit the lagoons to try and find them!). Each species has photographs to help you in identification.

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Muslin Moth
Diaphora mendica

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Ruby Tiger
Phragmatobia fulginosa

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Cinnabar Moth
Tyria jacobeae

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Dingy Footman
Eilema griseola

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Yellow-tail
Euproctis similis

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Vapourer Moth
Orgyia antiqua

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Sycamore
Acronicta aceris

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Grey Dagger
Acronicta psi

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Dot Moth
Melanchra persicariae

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Large Wainscot
Rhizedra lutosa

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Angle Shades
Phlogophora meticulosa

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Herald Moth
Scoliopteryx libatrix

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Burnet Companion
Euclidia glyphica

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Setaceous Hebrew Character
Xestia c-nigrum

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Blackneck
Lygephila pastinum

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Snout
Hypena proboscidalis

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Large Yellow Underwing
Noctua pronuba

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Iron Prominent
Notodonta dromedarius

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Pale Prominent
Pterostoma palpina

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Mother Shipton
Callistege mi

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Red Underwing
Catocala nupta

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Sallow
Cirrhia (=Xanthia) icteritia

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Silver-y
Autographa gamma

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Burnished Brass
Diachrysia chrysitis

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Straw Dot
Rivula sericealis

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Light Arches
Apamea lithoxylaea

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Old Lady Moth
Mormo maura

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Sallow Kitten
Furcula furcula

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Buff-tip
Phalera bucephala

All photography taken at the Netherfield Lagoons, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire