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.

Elephant Hawk-moth (Robert Thompson)
Elephant Hawk-moth
Lime Hawk-moth (Shane Farrell)
Lime Hawk-moth
Poplar Hawk-moth (Robert Thompson)
Poplar Hawk-moth
Eyed Hawk-moths (Robert Thompson)
Eyed Hawk-moths
Privet Hawk-moth (Dave Green)
Privet Hawk-moth
Humming-bird Hawk-moth (Dave Green)
Humming-bird Hawk-moth
Scarlet Tiger (Chris Manley)
Scarlet Tiger
Garden Tiger (Shane Farrell)
Garden Tiger
Jersey Tiger (Mark Parsons)
Jersey Tiger
Cinnabar (Robert Thompson)
Six-spot Burnet (Robert Thompson)
Six-spot Burnet
Pyrausta aurata (Mint Moth) (Mark Parsons)
Pyrausta aurata (Mint Moth)