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Herminia grisealis

Herminia grisealis, the small fan-foot, is a litter moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in Europe. The eastern expansion is across the Palearctic to the Ussuri River and after that Japan. In the Alps it rises up to a height of 1300 meters.

Hoplodrina ambigua

Hoplodrina ambigua, the Vines rustic, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the west Palearctic ecozone.

Hoplodrina blanda

The wingspan is 31–35 mm. The length of the forewings is 13–16 mm.Forewing fawn-tinged grey, with a fuscous suffusion, with the ground colour sometimes paler, more luteous ochreous, especially in examples from W. Turkestan; costal edge pale; inne ...

Hydrelia sylvata

Their range extends from Iberia and the British Isles in the West, across Central and Eastern Europe, to Siberia and the Russian Far East and Japan. The northern border in Europe is Central Fennoscandia, while the southern boundary is on the sout ...

Hypomecis roboraria

Hypomecis roboraria, the great oak beauty, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species can be found in Europe. The wingspan is 40–50 mm. The moths fly from May to August. The caterpillars feed on oak.

Idaea aureolaria

Idaea aureolaria is a species of moth of the family Geometridae. It is found from Spain and France through central Europe to the Balkan Peninsula and east to Siberia. It is also found from Turkey to Central Asia. The wingspan is 16–20 millimetres ...

Idaea moniliata

Idaea moniliata has a wingspan of about 18–20 millimetres 0.71–0.79 in. The background color of the wings is whitish with light brown thin lines, a row of relatively large round white spots hence the Latin name moniliata, meaning with collar or n ...

Incurvaria praelatella

Incurvaria praelatella is a moth of the family Incurvariidae. It is found in all of Europe, except the Iberian Peninsula. The wingspan is 11–14 mm. The larvae feed on Achillea, Agrimonia, Alchemilla vulgaris, Filipendula, Fragaria vesca, Geum riv ...

Ipimorpha subtusa

Ipimorpha subtusa, the olive, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone.

Isturgia arenacearia

Isturgia arenacearia, the sand bordered bloom, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775.

Jodia croceago

Jodia croceago, the orange upperwing, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is found in southern and central Europe, to the north up to the southern half of Englan ...

Juniper pug

The juniper pug or juniper looper is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is found throughout the Palearctic and Nearctic regions and the Near East. Subspecies E. ...

Lampropteryx suffumata

Lampropteryx suffumata, the water carpet, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found from Europe to the Altai Mountains and the Kamchatka Peninsula. The habitat consists of woodland, grassy areas, chalk downland and scrubland. The wingspan ...

Lamprosticta culta

Lamprosticta culta is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from the Pyrenees to Ukraine and in Turkey. The wingspan is 40–48 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July in one generation per year. Adults are attracted to flowers. The larvae f ...

Leucodonta bicoloria

Leucodonta bicoloria, the white prominent, is a moth from the family Notodontidae. It ranges from Western Europe to Hokkaido being found in the northern part of Middle Europe, Northern Europe and Russia to the Amur region. In the western parts of ...

Ligdia adustata

The wingspan is 25–30 mm. The basic color of the wings is glossy white, creamy white or light brownish. The basal area of the forewings is dark brown and can sometimes be slightly blue-grey. Across the forewings near the outer margin there is a b ...

Lime-speck pug

The lime-speck pug is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is a common species throughout the Palearctic region and Taiwan), the Near East and North Africa.

Lithostege griseata

Lithostege griseata, the grey carpet, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is found in most of Europe, from Great Britain and the Iberian Peninsula to the Ural ...

Lomographa temerata

Lomographa temerata, the clouded silver, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775.

Luperina testacea

The wingspan is 30–35 mm. The length of the forewings is 14–18 mm."Forewing light to dark fuscous, often with a faint ochreous or brownish tinge; the veins darker; inner and outer lines double, filled in with pale, but varying in intensity; clavi ...

Lycaena helle

Lycaena helle, the violet copper, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found from the Pyrenees to northern Norway and from Belgium east across the Palearctic to Central Asia, Siberia and Amur.The wingspan is 24–26 mm. The butterfly flie ...

Lycia zonaria

Lycia zonaria, the belted beauty, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775 and it is found in most of Europe.

Lygephila craccae

Lygephila craccae, the scarce blackneck, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in temperate Europe and across the Palearctic to the Altai Mountains, Korea, Japan and China.

Macaria alternata

Macaria alternata, the sharp-angled peacock, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, Georgia and South Siberia.

Macaria artesiaria

Macaria artesiaria is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found from the North Sea to Mongolia and the Amur River. The wingspan is 24–28 mm. There are two generations per year with adults on wing from the end of May to July and from August to ...

May highflyer

The May highflyer is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found across the Palearctic region and the Near East although its range is largely determined by the presence of its larval food plant. The species was first described by Michael Denis ...

Mesogona acetosellae

The pale stigma is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in central and southern Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and from western Siberia to the Altai.

Mesoligia furuncula

The wingspan is 22–28 mm. The length of the forewings is 10–12 mm. The typical form has the forewing sharply demarcated between a pale distal field and a rufous basal field. The colour and pattern is highly variable and furuncula may look like a ...

Minucia lunaris

Minucia lunaris, the lunar double-stripe or brown underwing, is a species of moth in the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775 and it is found in Central and Southern Europe, North Afri ...

Mniotype satura

C. satura Schiff. = porphyrea Esp. 32 b. Shorter- and broader-winged than melanodonta. Forewing dull reddish throughout, more or less hidden by the purplish black suffusion; the upper stigmata, the basal patch, the submarginal area, and the subte ...

Monopis obviella

Monopis obviella is a species of tineoid moth. It belongs to the fungus moth family, and therein to the nominate subfamily Tineinae. It is the type species of Blabophanes, today treated as a junior synonym of the genus Monopis. M. crocicapitella ...

Mythimna albipuncta

Mythimna albipuncta, the white-point, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is distributed throughout Europe and one subspecies is found in Tunisia. It is also fou ...

Nomophila noctuella

This species has a nearly cosmopolitan distribution. In Europe, it is a migratory species, travelling from southern Europe and North Africa to Northern Europe.

Notodonta tritophus

Notodonta tritophus, the three-humped prominent, is a moth of the family Notodontidae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is found in most of Europe, east to the Caucasus and Armenia. The wingspa ...

November moth

The November moth is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It can be found in the Palearctic ecozone in western Europe from central Scandinavia to the Mediterranean th ...

Nymphalis xanthomelas

Nymphalis xanthomelas, the scarce tortoiseshell, is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in eastern Europe and Asia. This butterfly is also referred as yellow-legged tortoiseshell or large tortoiseshell.

Orthosia miniosa

Orthosia miniosa, the blossom underwing, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is found in Europe.

Paracorsia repandalis

Paracorsia is a monotypic moth genus of the family Crambidae described by H. Marion in 1959. It contains only one species, Paracorsia repandalis, described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is found in most of Europe, except I ...

Pareulype berberata

Pareulype berberata, the barberry carpet moth, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775.

Perizoma albulata

Perizoma albulata, the grass rivulet, is a moth of the genus Perizoma in the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775.

Perizoma blandiata

Perizoma blandiata, the pretty pinion, is a species of moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is found from most of central and northern Europe to central Asia as far ...

Philereme vetulata

Philereme vetulata, the brown scallop, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in much of the Palearctic ecozone. The wingspan is 24–30 mm. Shiny grey-brown, both wings are traversed by numerous slightly darker wavy lines, which are angu ...

Pine processionary

The pine processionary is a moth of the family Thaumetopoeidae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. Sometimes placed in the genus Traumatocampa, it is one of the most destructive species to pines and ...

Platyptilia gonodactyla

The wingspan is 22–28 mm. They have pale brown or grayish wings with chestnut coloured markings towards the tips. This species is very similar to Platyptilia nemoralis, but it shows a very small scaletooth at the dorsum of the third lobe. The cat ...

Plemyria rubiginata

Plemyria rubiginata, the blue-bordered carpet, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. The distribution area extends through western and central Europe including the ...

Polymixis flavicincta

A. flavicincta F. = flavicincta-major Esp., dysodea Esp. nec Hbn. 33 c, d. Forewing pale grey speckled with darker olive grey, especially in median area; the edges of the stigmata, the course of the basal and submarginal lines, and vein 1 marked ...

Poplar grey

A. megacephala F. 3b. Forewing pale grey, suffused with dark, except in a patch beyond cell hindwing white in male, greyer in female. Larva dark grey, with granulated yellowish dots ; segment 11 with a large yellowish-white dorsal patch ; the hai ...

Rhyacionia buoliana

Rhyacionia buoliana, the pine shoot moth, is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in North Africa, North Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. The wingspan is 16–24 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August in western Europe. ...

Saturnia pyri

Saturnia pyri, the giant peacock moth, great peacock moth, giant emperor moth or Viennese emperor, is a Saturniid moth which is native to Europe. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is the largest ...

Saturnia spini

Saturnia spini, the sloe emperor moth, is a moth of the family Saturniidae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz Schiffermuller in 1775. It is found from eastern Austria and Poland across eastern and south-eastern Europe to ...