Identify Pyralid Moths (Pyraloidea)
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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Ringed China-mark
Parapoynx stratiotata

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Barred Grass-veneer
Agriphila inquinatella

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Small Magpie
Anania (=Eurrhypara) hortulata

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Small Purple and Gold
Pyrausta aurata

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Common Purple and Gold
Pyrausta purpuralis

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Mother of Pearl
Pleuroptya ruralis

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Pale Straw Pearl
Udea lutealis

All photography taken at the Netherfield Lagoons, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire