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MOTH INDEX  - HETEROCERA - FALENE


This page is under construction.
I have decided to start this page simply as a place to display some of the photos of moths that I have come across on my various walks and excursions. The species that I have managed to
 identify with some degree of certainty are included under the moth family name in alphabetical order. Only a small proportion of the total number of family groups are shown here.
SPECIES LIST OF MOTHS - SCIENTIFIC NAMES ACCORDING TO FAMILY GROUPS
SUPERFAMILY
FAMILY
SCIENTIFIC NAME
COMMON ENGLISH NAME
BOMBYCOIDEA
Saturniidae
Aglia tau
Tau Emperor


Saturnia minore (pavoniella)
Little Peacock


Saturnia pyri
Giant Peacock

Sphingidae
Agrius convolvuli
Convulvulus Hawkmoth


Deilephila porcellus Small Elephant Hawkmoth


Hemaris fuciformis
Broad-boardered Bee Hawkmoth


Hemaris tityus
Narrow-bordered Bee Hawkmoth


Holoicus pinastri
Pine Hawkmoth


Macroglossum stellatarum
Humming-bird Hawkmoth


Marumba quercus
Oak Hawkmoth
COSSOIDEA






DREPANOIDEA







GEOMETROIDEA



HEPIALOIDEA



LASIOCAMPOIDEA
Lasiocampidae
Macrothylacia rubi
Fox Moth
NOCTUOIDEA



PYRALOIDEA



THYRIDOIDEA



ZYGAENOIDEA






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