Butterflies and Moths

AdelidaeLyonetiidae

NoctuidaeZygaenidae Next

Arthropoda

Hexapoda

Insecta

Lepidoptera

Adelidae-Fairy Longhorn Moths

Nematopogon

Nematopogon swammerdamella
Longhorn Moth

01/04/2018
Longwood

Nemophora

Nemophora degeerella
Yellow-barred Long-horn

06/06/2007
Northfield Avenue W13

Alucitidae – Many-plumed moths

Alucita

Alucita hexadactyla
20 Plume Moth

29/8/2007
Northfield Avenue W13

 Choreutidae – Metalmark Moths

Choreutis

Choreutis nemorana
Fig-tree skeletonizer moth or Fig leaf roller

23/07/2022
EWG@Costons Lane Nature Reserve

Cossidae – Carpenter and Leopard Moths

Zeuzera

Zeuzera pyrina
Leopard moth, wood leopard moth

26/06/22
Hanger Hill

Crambidae – Crambid Snout Moths

Anania

Anania hortulata
Small Magpie

02/06/2009 Northfield Avenue W13

Anania Coronata
Elderberry Pearl

06/08/2007
Northfield Avenue W13

Cydalima

Cydalima perspectalis
Box Tree Moth

20/08/2017
Hanwell

26/07/2018

29/08/2018
Hanwell

12/09/2019

15/08/2021

Ostrinia

Ostrinia nubilalis
European corn borer

01/08/2020
EWG@Costons Lane Nature Reserve

Pleuroptya

Pleuroptya ruralis
Mother of pearl moth

29/07/2022
EWG@Costons Lane Nature Reserve

Pyrausta

Pyrausta aurata
Mint Moth

23/5/2009
Northfield Avenue W13

22/07/2020
LBE

10/08/2021
Ealing NW10

02/05/2022
LBE

23/07/2022
EWG@Costons Lane Nature Reserve

Depressariidae – Flat-bodied Moths

Carcina

Carcina quercana
oak lantern, long-horned flat-body, and oak-skeletonizer moth

29/08/2007
Northfield Avenue W13

29/07/2022
EWG@Costons Lane Nature Reserve

Erebidae – Underwing, Tiger, Tussock, and Allied Moths

Arctia

Arctia caja
Garden tiger moth

North Circular/Hanger Lane 2017

Callistege

Callistege mi
Mother Shipton moth

15/06/2020
Norwood Green Meadows

25/05/2022

Collita

Collita griseola
Dingy Footman

2016
Walpole Park

21/06/2022
Warren Farm

Cucullia

Cucullia verbasci
Mullein moth

14/06/2022
EWG@Costons Lane Nature Reserve

14/06/2021
Horsenden Farm

Euplagia

Euplagia quadripunctaria
Jersey Tiger Moth

July 2018
UB6 8AF
Perivale

2019
Warren Farm

21-07-2019
Horsenden Hill

29-07-2019
N. Greenford

22-7-20
Windmill Lane Allotments

12-08-2021
Ealing NW10

Hypena

Hypena proboscidalis
The Snout

2/6/2009
Northfield Avenue W13

Phragmatobia

Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Ruby Tiger Moth

2/6/2009
Northfield Avenue W13

Spilarctia

Spilarctia luteum
Buff Ermine

19/6/2009
Northfield Avenue W13

Tyria

Tyria jacobaeae
Cinnabar Moth

05/06/2019 Windmill Lane Allotments

11/07/2019 Windmill Lane Allotments

21/06/2020 Halfacre Wood W7

28/06/2020 Windmill Lane Allotments

23/07/2020 Warren Farm

Spilosoma

Spilosoma lubricipeda
White Ermine Moth

12/08/2017
Hanwell

23/05/2018
Hanwell

24/08/2018

01/08/2020
EWG@Costons Lane Nature Reserve

31/08/20
Warren Farm Nature Reserve

Eriocraniidae-Sparkling Archaic Sun Moths

Dyseriocrania

Dyseriocrania subpurpurella
Common Oak Purple

22/4/2008
Northfield Avenue W13

Gelechiidae -Twirler Moths

Monochroa

Monochroa palustrellus
Wainscot Neb

2016
Walpole Park

Geometridae -Geometer Moths

Campaea

Campaea margaritata
Light Emerald

24/8/2006
Northfield Avenue W13

Camptogramma

Camptogramma bilineata
Yellow Shell

17/8/200
Northfield Avenue W13

Dysstroma

Dysstroma truncata
Common Marbled Carpet

28/5/200
Northfield Avenue W13

Eupithecia

Eupithecia subumbrata
Shaded pug

Warren Farm
2019

Gymnoscelis

Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Double-Striped Pug

29/3/200
Northfield Avenue W13

Idaea

Idaea biselata
Small Fan-Footed Wave

26/6/2009
Northfield Avenue W13


Idaea seriata
Small Dusty Wave

18/9/2009
Northfield Avenue W13


Idaea trigeminata
Treble Brown Spot

9/6/2007
Northfield Avenue W13

Opisthograptis

Opisthograptis luteolata
Brimstone Moth

6/5/2008
Northfield Avenue W13

05/08/2018
Perivale UB68JA

14/08/2021

Pachycnemia

Pachycnemia hippocastanaria
Horse chestnut moth

Walpole Park 2016

Peribatodes

Peribatodes rhomboidaria
Willow Beauty

16/07/2019

Timandra

Timandra comae
Blood-vein

Walpole Park 2016

Xanthorhoe

Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Garden Carpet

19/6/202
Hanwell W7

Gracillariidae -Leaf Blotch Miner

Cameraria

Cameraria ohridella
Horse-chestnut leaf miner

27/04/2019
Boles Meadow

Just about every Horse Chestnut in Ealing every summer

Hesperiidae -Skippers

Ochlodes

Ochlodes sylvanus
Large Skipper

02/07/2019 Boles Meadow

Thymelicus

Thymelicus lineola
Essex Skipper

22/6/2020
Warren Farm

Thymelicus sylvestris
Small Skipper

23/7/2020
Warren Farm

Lycaenidae -Gossamer-winged Butterflies

Aricia

Aricia agestis
Brown Argus

02/06/2019 Yeading Brook Meadows

22/08/2019 Southall

24/08/2019 Yeading Brook Meadows

15/06/2020 Boles Meadow

05/07/2020 Warren Farm

17/07/2020 Grove Farm

16/08/2020 Hanwell

23/07/2021 Warren Farm

22/08/2021 Southall

Callophrys

Callophrys rubi
Green Hairstreak

Spring 2020 Southall

Celastrina

Celastrina argiolus
Holly Blue

12/04/2019 Halfacre Woods W7

21/04/2022 Perivale Wood

25/07/2019 Hanwell

Cupido

Cupido minimus
Small blue

Horsenden Hill 2018

02-06-2018

Lycaena

Lycaena phlaeas
Small Copper

26/9/18 Perivale Wood Meadow

29/9/18 Perivale Wood Meadow

Neozephyrus

Neozephyrus quercus
Purple Hairstreak

28/7/18 Boles Meadow

16/06/2020
Horsenden Hill

16/08/2021


Polyommatus

Polyommatus icarus
Common blue Butterfly or European Common Blue

19/07/17
Elthorne Meadow

14/8/21
Perivale Park

11/05/22
Perivale Wood