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2421  Scarce Silver-lines  Bena bicolorana

Flying : Mainly July - Some in June and August

Common only in Southern England, East Anglia, the Midlands and parts Wales

2410  Marbled White Spot Deltote pygarga (syn. Protodeltote pygarga)

Flying : Mainly June and July

Only Common in Southern England, East Anglia and parts of Wales.

The same size as the Minors - wing length about 12mm

2422  Green Silver-lines  Pseudoips prasinana britannica

Flying : May, June, July

Only common in South-east England - Local elsewhere.


2425  Nut-tree Tussock  Colocasia coryli

Flying : April to August

Common

2434  Burnished Brass  Diachrysia chrysitis

Flying : June, July, August, September

Common

Two forms are common - f.aurea where the broad dark central cross-band is continuous and f.juncta where there is a break in it in the middle of each forewing.

2437  Golden Plusia Polychrysia moneta


Flying : June, July and August

Common in most of England. Local elsewhere. Became common in Britain but numbers are now decreasing again.

2439  Gold Spot  Plusia festucae

Flying : June, July, August and September

Common

2441  Silver Y  Autographa gamma

Flying : Seen throughout the year but numbers peak in July, August and September.

An immigrant but breeds here in the summer. Common

2442  Beautiful Golden Y  Autographa pulchrina

Flying : Mainly June, July and August.

Common

2443  Plain Golden Y  Autographa jota

Flying : Mainly June, July and August.

Common

2449  Dark Spectacle  Abrostola triplasia

Flying : Mainly June, July and August. Some in May and September.

Common in most of England and Wales. Local in Scotland and Northern Ireland

2450  Spectacle  Abrostola tripartita

Flying : Mainly May, June, July and August. Some in April and September.

Common

2452  Red Underwing  Catocala nupta

Flying : Mainly August, September and November

Common only in South-east England, East Anglia and the Midlands. Local elsewhere in England and in Wales.

A very large moth with wing-length about 35mm. The hindwing is bright red with black cross-bands, but this is usually hidden at rest.

2462  Mother Shipton  Euclidia mi (Syn : Callistege mi)


Flying : May and June. Day-flying - visits early summer flowers.

Common

2469  Herald  Scoliopteryx libatrix

Flying : All the year, hibernating as an adult but emerging when conditions are suitable with numbers peaking in April and May and again in July and August.

Common except in Scotland, where it is local

2473  Beautiful Hook-tip  Laspeyria flexula

Flying : Mainly June and July

Fairly common in South-east England, East Anglia and the Midlands; local in the rest of England and Wales.

2474  Straw Dot  Rivula sericealis

Flying : Mainly June, July, August and September

Common in most of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. However in Northern England and Scotland it is less common in the East.

2477  Snout  Hypena proboscidalis

Flying : Mainly June, July, August and September with some in May and October.

Common

2489  Fan-foot  Herminia tarsipennalis (Syn: Zanclognatha tarsipennalis)


Flying : June, July and August

Common in the UK apart from Scotland and Northern England, where it is local


2492  Small Fan-foot  Herminia grisealis

Flying : Mainly June and July with some in May and August.

Common in the UK apart from Scotland and Northern England, where it is local

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