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Macro Species List - Adult Grade 3 (Photo required) - All records
  ABH BF Family Taxon Vernacular Nat. Status Records Grade (Criteria)
  3.003 18 Hepialidae Korscheltellus fusconebulosa Map-winged Swift Local  1342  3
  52.007 381 Sesiidae Synanthedon culiciformis Large Red-belted Clearwing Nationally Scarce B  67  3
  52.011 379 Sesiidae Synanthedon myopaeformis Red-belted Clearwing Nationally Scarce B  86  3
  54.010 170 Zygaenidae Zygaena trifolii Five-spot Burnet Local  13  3/4 ( i )
Difficult to identify as adults either in the field or under the microscope
  65.006 1650 Drepanidae Sabra harpagula Scarce Hook-tip Red Data Book  3
  65.011 1655 Drepanidae Tethea or Poplar Lutestring Local  170  3
  65.012 1656 Drepanidae Tetheella fluctuosa Satin Lutestring Local  356  3
  65.014 1658 Drepanidae Cymatophorina diluta Oak Lutestring Local  213  3
  66.011 1641 Lasiocampidae Phyllodesma ilicifolia Small Lappet Extinct  3
  67.001 1644 Endromidae Endromis versicolora Kentish Glory Nationally Scarce A  44  3
  69.008 1982 Sphingidae Hemaris tityus Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth Nationally Scarce B  62  3
  69.009 1983 Sphingidae Hemaris fuciformis Broad-bordered Bee Hawk-moth Nationally Scarce B  11  3
  69.011 1985 Sphingidae Daphnis nerii Oleander Hawk-moth Immigrant  3
  69.015 1990 Sphingidae Hyles livornica Striped Hawk-moth Immigrant  22  3
  69.018 1993 Sphingidae Hippotion celerio Silver-striped Hawk-moth Immigrant  3
  70.002 1698 Geometridae Idaea muricata Purple-bordered Gold Nationally Scarce B  87  3
  70.010 1701 Geometridae Idaea sylvestraria Dotted Border Wave Nationally Scarce B  10  3
  70.017 1714 Geometridae Idaea degeneraria Portland Riband Wave Red Data Book  3
  70.021 1687 Geometridae Scopula ornata Lace Border Nationally Scarce A  3
  70.023 1689 Geometridae Scopula marginepunctata Mullein Wave Local  43  3
  70.030 1675 Geometridae Cyclophora pendularia Dingy Mocha Red Data Book  3
  70.031 1676 Geometridae Cyclophora annularia Mocha Nationally Scarce B  336  3
  70.033 1678 Geometridae Cyclophora puppillaria Blair's Mocha Scarce Immigrant  3
  70.035 1679 Geometridae Cyclophora porata False Mocha Nationally Scarce B  43  3
  70.040 1733 Geometridae Scotopteryx mucronata Lead Belle Local  442  3/4 ( i )
Genitalia determination preferred
  70.043 1731 Geometridae Scotopteryx bipunctaria Chalk Carpet Nationally Scarce B  50  3
  70.047 1720 Geometridae Nycterosea obstipata Gem Immigrant  79  3
  70.048 1723 Geometridae Xanthorhoe decoloraria Red Carpet Common  29  3
  70.057 1735 Geometridae Catarhoe rubidata Ruddy Carpet Nationally Scarce B  79  3
  70.062 1739 Geometridae Epirrhoe rivata Wood Carpet Local  78  3 ( i )
Photo needed at least
  70.063 1740 Geometridae Epirrhoe galiata Galium Carpet Local  101  3
  70.064 1793 Geometridae Euphyia biangulata Cloaked Carpet Nationally Scarce B  449  3
  70.065 1794 Geometridae Euphyia unangulata Sharp-angled Carpet Local  107  3
  70.071 1743 Geometridae Entephria flavicinctata Yellow-ringed Carpet Nationally scarce B  3
  70.072 1744 Geometridae Entephria caesiata Grey Mountain Carpet Common  62  3 ( i )
Ideally take a photo if away from regular sites.
  70.076 1779 Geometridae Hydriomena ruberata Ruddy Highflyer Local  135  3
  70.096 1761 Geometridae Chloroclysta miata Autumn Green Carpet Local  522  3
  70.099 1774 Geometridae Colostygia olivata Beech-green Carpet Local  61  3
  70.102 1753 Geometridae Coenotephria salicata Striped Twin-spot Carpet Common, possible rare immigrant  36  3
  70.104 1751 Geometridae Lampropteryx otregiata Devon Carpet Local  174  3
  70.105 1800 Geometridae Operophtera fagata Northern Winter Moth Common  378  3
  70.110 1798 Geometridae Epirrita filigrammaria Small Autumnal Moth Common  69  3
  70.113 1877 Geometridae Hydrelia sylvata Waved Carpet Nationally Scarce B  65  3
  70.115 1873 Geometridae Venusia cambrica Welsh Wave Local  84  3 ( i )
Ideally take a photo.
  70.117 1878 Geometridae Minoa murinata Drab Looper Nationally Scarce B  639  3
  70.120 1787 Geometridae Rheumaptera hastata Argent & Sable Nationally Scarce B  459  3
  70.122 1788 Geometridae Rheumaptera cervinalis Scarce Tissue Local  181  3
  70.123 1790 Geometridae Triphosa dubitata Tissue Local  259  3
  70.129 1863 Geometridae Anticollix sparsata Dentated Pug Nationally Scarce A  3
  70.139 1801 Geometridae Martania taeniata Barred Carpet Nationally Scarce A  28  3
  70.149 1815 Geometridae Eupithecia abietaria Cloaked Pug (Immigrant) Uncommon  3
  70.154 1822 Geometridae Eupithecia pygmaeata Marsh Pug Nationally Scarce B  35  3
  70.159 1855 Geometridae Eupithecia phoeniceata Cypress Pug Local (alien-foodplant)  70  3
  70.165 1845 Geometridae Eupithecia pimpinellata Pimpinel Pug Local  27  3
  70.170 1818 Geometridae Eupithecia irriguata Marbled Pug Nationally Scarce B  17  3 ( i )
Extremely rare
  70.172 1843 Geometridae Eupithecia distinctaria Thyme Pug Nationally Scarce B  10  3
  70.174 1820 Geometridae Eupithecia insigniata Pinion-spotted Pug Nationally Scarce B  38  3
  70.177 1828 Geometridae Eupithecia satyrata Satyr Pug Local  87  3
  70.180 1833 Geometridae Eupithecia expallidata Bleached Pug Nationally Scarce B  37  3
  70.181 1821 Geometridae Eupithecia valerianata Valerian Pug Nationally Scarce B  13  3
  70.189 1840 Geometridae Eupithecia subumbrata Shaded Pug Local  3
  70.193 1868 Geometridae Aplocera efformata Lesser Treble-bar Common  138  3
  70.201 1880 Geometridae Trichopteryx polycommata Barred Tooth-striped Nationally Scarce A  36  3
  70.204 1662 Geometridae Boudinotiana notha Light Orange Underwing Nationally Scarce B  73  3
  70.212 1890 Geometridae Macaria alternata Sharp-angled Peacock Local  3
  70.217 1896 Geometridae Macaria brunneata Rannoch Looper Nationally Scarce A  3
  70.221 1901 Geometridae Cepphis advenaria Little Thorn Nationally Scarce B  75  3
  70.225 1905 Geometridae Pachycnemia hippocastanaria Horse Chestnut Nationally Scarce B  3
  70.238 1918 Geometridae Selenia lunularia Lunar Thorn Local (Immigrant)  233  3
  70.262 1938 Geometridae Selidosema brunnearia Bordered Grey Nationally Scarce B  3
  70.266 1942 Geometridae Alcis jubata Dotted Carpet Local  3
  70.267 1943 Geometridae Hypomecis roboraria Great Oak Beauty Nationally Scarce B  204  3
  70.268 1944 Geometridae Hypomecis punctinalis Pale Oak Beauty Common  18  3
  70.2841 1962b Geometridae Pungeleria capreolaria Banded Pine Carpet immigrant  3
  70.287 1964 Geometridae Charissa obscurata Annulet Local  119  3
  70.288 1945 Geometridae Cleorodes lichenaria Brussels Lace Local  44  3
  70.292 1969 Geometridae Dyscia fagaria Grey Scalloped Bar Local  25  3
  70.294 1968 Geometridae Aspitates ochrearia Yellow Belle Local  3
  70.295 1970 Geometridae Perconia strigillaria Grass Wave Local  239  3
  70.306 1670 Geometridae Chlorissa viridata Small Grass Emerald Nationally Scarce A  11  3
  71.001 2022 Notodontidae Thaumetopoea processionea Oak Processionary Immigrant  3
  71.023 2010 Notodontidae Odontosia carmelita Scarce Prominent Local  39  3
  71.024 2013 Notodontidae Ptilophora plumigera Plumed Prominent Nationally Scarce A  3
  71.028 2017 Notodontidae Clostera pigra Small Chocolate-tip Nationally Scarce B  3
  72.012 2029 Erebidae Euproctis chrysorrhoea Brown-tail Local  27  3
  72.018 2025 Erebidae Orgyia recens Scarce Vapourer Red Data Book  12  3
  72.021 2062 Erebidae Spilosoma urticae Water Ermine Nationally Scarce B  3
  72.027 2058 Erebidae Arctia villica Cream-spot Tiger Local  12  3
  72.030 2067 Erebidae Euplagia quadripunctaria Jersey Tiger Nationally Scarce B  3
  72.034 2054 Erebidae Utetheisa pulchella Crimson Speckled Immigrant  3
  72.036 2038 Erebidae Nudaria mundana Muslin Footman Local  1523  3
  72.052 2493 Erebidae Macrochilo cribrumalis Dotted Fan-foot Nationally Scarce B  3
  72.062 2482 Erebidae Schrankia taenialis White lined Snout Nationally Scarce B  42  3
  72.066 2475 Erebidae Parascotia fuliginaria Waved Black Nationally Scarce B  403  3
  72.067 2470 Erebidae Phytometra viridaria Small Purple-barred Local  175  3
  72.072 2407 Erebidae Eublemma ostrina Purple Marbled Migrant  3
  72.073 2408 Erebidae Eublemma parva Small Marbled Immigrant  11  3
  72.074 2409a Erebidae Eublemma purpurina Beautiful Marbled Immigrant  3
  72.076 2451 Erebidae Catocala fraxini Clifden Nonpareil Immigrant/Resident  23  3
  72.082 2454 Erebidae Catocala promissa Light Crimson Underwing Red Data Book  3
  73.003 2432 Noctuidae Trichoplusia ni Ni Moth Immigrant  14  3
  73.008 2428 Noctuidae Chrysodeixis chalcites Golden Twin-spot Immigrant  3
  73.010 2436 Noctuidae Macdunnoughia confusa Dewick's Plusia Immigrant  3
  73.014 2437 Noctuidae Polychrysia moneta Golden Plusia Common  303  3
  73.021 2447 Noctuidae Syngrapha interrogationis Scarce Silver Y Local (Immigrant)  38  3
  73.023 2440 Noctuidae Plusia putnami Lempke's Gold Spot Local  15  3
  73.031 2465 Noctuidae Tyta luctuosa Four-spotted Nationally Scarce A  3
  73.042 2286 Noctuidae Acronicta menyanthidis Light Knot Grass Local  149  3
  73.055 2217 Noctuidae Cucullia asteris Star-wort Nationally scarce B  3
  73.059 2223 Noctuidae Calophasia lunula Toadflax Brocade Red Data Book  3
  73.061 2394 Noctuidae Stilbia anomala Anomalous Local  110  3
  73.062 2297 Noctuidae Amphipyra pyramidea Copper Underwing Common  3194  2/3 ( i )
Hindwing must be checked or Gen. Det.
  73.063 2298 Noctuidae Amphipyra berbera Svensson's Copper Underwing Common  1409  2/3 ( i )
Hindwing must be checked or Gen. Det.
  73.071 2405 Noctuidae Protoschinia scutosa Spotted Clover Moth Immigrant  3
  73.079 2310a Noctuidae Eucarta virgo Silvery Gem Import / Immigrant  3
  73.085 2295 Noctuidae Nyctobrya muralis Marbled Green Local  3
  73.086 2413a Noctuidae Pseudeustrotia candidula Shining Marbled Immigrant  3
  73.091 2396 Noctuidae Elaphria venustula Rosy Marbled Nationally Scarce B  3
  73.106 2304 Noctuidae Trachea atriplicis Orache Moth Rare Immigrant and former resident  10  3
  73.111 2097 Noctuidae Actinotia polyodon Purple Cloud Immigrant  3
  73.118 2367 Noctuidae Celaena haworthii Haworth's Minor Local  52  3
  73.124 2362 Noctuidae Hydraecia petasitis Butterbur Local  3
  73.145 2349 Noctuidae Photedes fluxa Mere Wainscot Nationally Scarce B  21  3
  73.151 2373 Noctuidae Globia sparganii Webb's Wainscot Nationally Scarce B  3
  73.161 2325 Noctuidae Apamea oblonga Crescent Striped Nationally Scarce B  3
  73.164 2323 Noctuidae Apamea sublustris Reddish Light Arches Local  22  3
  73.165 2329 Noctuidae Apamea furva The Confused Local  81  3
  73.178 2226 Noctuidae Leucochlaena oditis Beautiful Gothic Red Data Book  3
  73.199 2257 Noctuidae Jodia croceago Orange Upperwing Red Data Book  23  3
  73.205 2239 Noctuidae Lithophane lamda Nonconformist Rare immigrant  3
  73.207 2233 Noctuidae Xylena solidaginis Golden-rod Brindle Local (Immigrant)  76  3 ( i )
Ideally take a photo if away from regular sites.
  73.208 2242 Noctuidae Xylena exsoleta Sword-grass Nationally Scarce B  58  3
  73.209 2241 Noctuidae Xylena vetusta Red Sword-grass Local and suspected immigrant  98  3
  73.212 2311 Noctuidae Ipimorpha retusa Double Kidney Local  39  3
  73.214 2317 Noctuidae Cosmia diffinis White-spotted Pinion Red Data Book (proposed)  41  3
  73.218 2315 Noctuidae Dicycla oo Heart Moth Red Data Book  3
  73.234 2229 Noctuidae Dasypolia templi Brindled Ochre Local  14  3
  73.235 2255 Noctuidae Polymixis lichenea Feathered Ranunculus Local  3
  73.237 2252 Noctuidae Polymixis flavicincta Large Ranunculus Local  3
  73.248 2184 Noctuidae Orthosia opima Northern Drab Local  37  3
  73.259 2148 Noctuidae Polia bombycina Pale Shining Brown Red Data Book (proposed)  3
  73.260 2149 Noctuidae Polia hepatica Silvery Arches Nationally Scarce B  64  3
  73.265 2156 Noctuidae Lacanobia contigua Beautiful Brocade Local  155  3
  73.277 2153 Noctuidae Sideridis reticulata Bordered Gothic Red Data Book (proposed)  27  3 ( i )
Very rare
  73.283 2171 Noctuidae Hadena confusa Marbled Coronet Local  16  3
  73.288 2191 Noctuidae Mythimna turca Double Line Nationally Scarce B  21  3 ( i )
Very rare.
  73.289 2196 Noctuidae Mythimna pudorina Striped Wainscot Local  23  3
  73.295 2195 Noctuidae Mythimna vitellina Delicate Immigrant  50  3
  73.296 2203 Noctuidae Mythimna unipuncta White-speck Immigrant  3 ( i )
Rare. Often confused with White-point.
  73.297 2194 Noctuidae Mythimna albipuncta White-point Common  3
  73.300 2202 Noctuidae Mythimna l-album L-album Wainscot Nationally Scarce B  3
  73.302 2204 Noctuidae Leucania obsoleta Obscure Wainscot Local  95  3
  73.306 2175 Noctuidae Eriopygodes imbecilla Silurian Red Data Book  31  3
  73.308 2099 Noctuidae Actebia praecox Portland Moth Nationally Scarce B  3 ( i )
Very rare.
  73.311 2083 Noctuidae Euxoa cursoria Coast Dart Nationally scarce B  3
  73.312 2080 Noctuidae Euxoa obelisca Square-spot Dart Nationally Scarce B  75  3
  73.316 2084 Noctuidae Agrotis cinerea Light Feathered Rustic Nationally Scarce B  26  3
  73.322 2085 Noctuidae Agrotis vestigialis Archer's Dart Local  38  3
  73.324 2090 Noctuidae Agrotis trux Crescent Dart Local  3
  73.331 2121 Noctuidae Diarsia dahlii Barred Chestnut Local  243  3
  73.337 2140 Noctuidae Cerastis leucographa White-marked Local  799  3
  73.339 2105 Noctuidae Rhyacia simulans Dotted Rustic Local  71  3
  73.341 2104 Noctuidae Standfussiana lucernea Northern Rustic Local  14  3
  73.344 2108 Noctuidae Noctua orbona Lunar Yellow Underwing Nationally Scarce B  14  3
  73.350 2137 Noctuidae Eurois occulta Great Brocade Nationally Scarce B  45  3
  73.354 2131 Noctuidae Xestia stigmatica Square-spotted Clay Nationally Scarce B  126  3
  73.366 2103 Noctuidae Eugnorisma depuncta Plain Clay Nationally Scarce B  3
  74.001 2075 Nolidae Meganola strigula Small Black Arches Nationally Scarce A  3
  74.002 2076 Nolidae Meganola albula Kent Black Arches Nationally Scarce B  3
Total Species: 169
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