What Moth?


Found a moth and not sure what it is? These gallery pages contain images of moths commonly encountered in gardens and may help you to identify your moth. Click on the images for a larger picture and additional information. If you cannot find your moth on these pages, or would like to identify a caterpillar try the links on the left for more assistance.

Magpie (Robert Thompson)
Leopard Moth (Shane Farrell)
Leopard Moth
Oak Eggar (Robert Thompson)
Oak Eggar
Common Emerald (Chris Manley)
Common Emerald
Large Emerald (Dave Green)
Large Emerald
Light Emerald (Dave Green)
Light Emerald
Vapourer (Robert Thompson)
Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth) (Chris Manley)
Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth)
Lilac Beauty (Dave Gree)
Lilac Beauty