Nature Notes from Skye and Argyll
(and occasionally other places)

Species index - Lepidoptera

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Abraxas grossulariata caterpillar
Abraxas grossulariata
Abraxas grossulariata caterpillar
Abraxas grossulariata caterpillar
Abrostola tripartita
Acronicta menyanthidis caterpillar
Acronicta psi
Acronicta rumicis caterpillar on Juncus effusus
Acronicta rumicis caterpillar on Filipendula ulmaria
Acronicta tridens
Adscita statices
Adscita statices
Adscita statices
Aglais urticae
Aglais urticae
Aglais urticae
Aglais urticae larvae
Aglais urticae, hibernating adult
Agonopterix ocellana
Agriopis marginaria
Agriopis marginaria
Agrotis exclamationis
Agrotis exclamationis
Alcis jubata
Alcis repandata
Alcis repandata
Alsophila aescularia
Alucita hexadactyla
Amphipoea lucens
Anaplectoides prasina
Anthocharis cardamines, egg
Anthocharis cardamines, female
Anthocharis cardamines
Anticlea badiata
Anticlea derivata larva
Antitype chi larva
Apamea crenata
Apamea monoglypha
Apamea remissa
Apamea sordens
Aphantopus hyperantus, male
Aplocera plagiata
Arctia caja caterpillar
Arctia caja caterpillar
Arctia caja - adult male
Arctia caja larva
Argynnis aglaja
Argynnis aglaja
Argyresthia goedartella
Artogeia napi
Artogeia napi
Artogeia napi (male) on Ajuga reptans
Artogeia rapae caterpillar
Artogeia rapae chrysalis
Artogeia rapae butterfly
Atolmis rubricollis
Atolmis rubricollis caterpillar
Atolmis rubricollis
Autographa bractea
Autographa gamma
Autographa gamma caterpillar
Autographa gamma caterpillar
Autographa gamma
Autographa gamma
Autographa pulchrina
Autographa pulchrina
Axylia putris
Biston betularia
Biston strataria
Hole of Blastodacna hellerella in berry of Crataegus sp
Boloria euphrosyne
Boloria selene
Boloria selene
Boloria selene
Boloria selene  Boloria selene, underside
Brachylomia viminalis
Bupalus piniaria
Cabera exanthemata probably
Cabera exanthemata
Cabera pusaria
Cabera pusaria
Calliteara pudibunda
Calliteara pudibunda caterpillar
Callophrys rubi
Callophrys rubi
Callophrys rubi
Cameraria ohridella and Guignardia aesculi
Campaea margaritata
Campaea margaritata
Capperia britanniodactyla caterpillar
Carterocephalus palaemon
Catoptria margaritella
Celaena haworthii
Ceramica pisi on Erica tetralix
Ceramica pisi
Ceramica pisi caterpillar - brown form
Cerapteryx graminis
Cerura vinula
Chloroclysta siterata
Chloroclysta truncata
Chloroclysta truncata
Chortodes pygmina
Chrysoteuchia culmella
Chrysoteuchia culmella
Chrysoteuchia culmella
Coenonympha pamphilus
Coenonympha pamphilus
Coleophora alticolella larval cases on Juncus effusus
Coleophora salicorniae larval case
Coleophora serratella, larval case
Colocasia coryli
Colocasia coryli caterpillar
Colostygia multistrigaria
Colostygia pectinataria
Colostygia pectinataria
Colostygia pectinataria
Colostygia pectinataria
Colotois pennaria
Conistra vaccinii
Cosmorhoe ocellata
Crambus perlella
Craniophora ligustri
Crocallis elinguaria
Cyclophora albipunctata
Cynthia cardui on Thymus polytrichus
Deilephila elpenor
Deilephila elpenor, larva
Deileptenia ribeata
Deltote uncula
Deltote uncula
Depressaria daucella caterpillars
Depressaria daucella caterpillar
Diarsia mendica mendica
Diarsia rubi
Diacrisia sannio
probably Ectropis bistortata
Eilema lurideola larva
Electrophaes corylata larva
Elophila nymphaeata
Elophila nymphaeata
Ematurga atomaria
Ematurga atomaria
Ematurga atomaria
Ematurga atomaria
Emmelina monodactyla
Emmelina monodactyla
Ennomos alniaria
Entephria caesiata
Epiblema cirsiana group
Epirrhoe alternata
Epirrhoe tristata, mating pair
Epirrita christyi
Epirrita sp. larva
Erannis defoliaria larva
Erannis defoliaria
Erebia aethiops
Erebia aethiops
Erebia aethiops, male
Erebia epiphron
Erebia epiphron
Eudonia truncicolella
Eugnorisma glareosa on Endymion non-scriptus
Eulia ministrana
Eulithis populata
Eulithis pyraliata
Eulithis pyraliata
Eulithis testata
Euphydryas aurinia caterpillar
Euphydryas aurinia
Euphydryas aurinia larva
Euphydryas aurinia
Euphydryas aurinia
Euphydryas aurinia larva
Euphydryas aurinia
Eupithecia absinthiata
Eupithecia subfuscata
Eupithecia virgaureata caterpillar
Euplexia lucipara
Euplexia lucipara
Eurois occulta
Euthrix potatoria
Euthrix potatoria, male   Euthrix potatoria, female
Euthrix potatoria, male
Evergestis forficalis
Geometra papilionaria
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Hada plebeja
Hadena bicruris
Hadena bicruris
Hadena rivularis
Hemaris tityus
Hepialus fusconebulosa
Hepialus fusconebulosa
Hepialus hecta
Hipparchia semele
Hipparchia semele
Hipparchia semele
Hipparchia semele
Hipparchia semele on Cakile maritima
Hydriomena furcata
Hylaea fasciaria
Hylaea fasciaria
Hysterophora maculosana
Idaea aversata f remutata
Idaea aversata
Idaea biselata
Inachis io
Inachis io
Inachis io
Inachis io larvae
Inachis io caterpillar
Inachis io caterpillars
Jodis lactearia
Lacanobia oleracea caterpillar
Lacanobia oleracea
Lacanobia thalassina
Lacanobia thalassina
Laothoe populi
Laothoe populi caterpillar
Laothoe populi
Lasiocampa quercus callunae
Lasiocampa quercus callunae - adult female
Lasiocampa quercus callunae caterpillar
Lasiommata megera, male   Lasiommata megera, female
Lomaspilis marginata
Lomaspilis marginata
Lomaspilis marginata
Lomographa temerata
Lomographa temerata
Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas form caeruleopunctata
Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas on Chrysanthemum segetum
Lycophotia porphyrea
Macrothylacia rubi
Macrothylacia rubi caterpillar
Macrothylacia rubi feeding on Calluna vulgaris
Macrothylacia rubi - adult male
Macrothylacia rubi caterpillar
Macrothylacia rubi caterpillar
Maniola jurtina
Maniola jurtina
Maniola jurtina
Melanchra pisi
Mesapamea secalis agg
Micropterix aureatella
Micropterix calthella on Ranunculus repens flower
Micropterix calthella
Micropterix calthella
Mythimna impura
Noctua pronuba - adult female
Noctua pronuba
Noctua pronuba caterpillar
Noctua pronuba caterpillar
Noctua pronuba caterpillar
Notodonta dromedarius
Notodonta ziczac
Notodonta ziczac
Notodonta ziczac
Notodonta ziczac caterpillar
Nymphula stagnata
Nymphula stagnata
Nymphula stagnata
Ochropacha duplaris
Ochropleura plecta
Ochropleura plecta
Odezia atrata
Odontopera bidentata f. nigra
Odontopera bidentata caterpillar
Odontopera bidentata
Unknown noctuid, possibly Oligia sp
Oligia fasciuncula
Oligia strigilis agg.
Operophtera fagata larva
Opisthograptis luteolata
Opisthograptis luteolata
Opsibotys fuscalis
Orgyia antiqua caterpillar
Orgyia antiqua, larva  Orgyia antiqua, cocoon (2 pics)  Orgyia antiqua, adult male
Orthosia gothica
Orthosia gothica
Orthosia munda, young larva
Ourapteryx sambucaria
Pammene regiana
Pandemis cerasana
Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria
Pararge aegeria
Parasemia plantaginis
Parasemia plantaginis
Pasiphila rectangulata
Perizoma flavofasciata
Perizoma taeniata
Petrophora chlorosata
Petrophora chlorosata
Petrophora chlorosata
Petrophora chlorosata
Phalera bucephala caterpillar
Phalera bucephala larvae
Pheosia gnoma
Pheosia gnoma
Phigalia pilosaria
Philudoria potatoria caterpillar
Philudoria potatoria caterpillar
Philudoria potatoria caterpillar
Philudoria potatoria caterpillar
Phlogophora meticulosa
Phlogophora meticulosa caterpillar
Photedes minima
Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Phragmatobia fuliginosa caterpillar
Phragmatobia fuliginosa caterpillar
Phragmatobia fuliginosa caterpillar
Phragmatobia fuliginosa, young larva
Phragmatobia fuliginosa caterpillar
Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Pieris brassicae on Crambe maritima
Pieris brassicae, female
Plagodis pulveraria
Platyptilia pallidactyla
Platyptilia pallidactyla
Pleuroptya ruralis leaf-rolls   Pleuroptya ruralis caterpillar
Plusia putnami gracilis
Poecilocampa populi
Polia nebulosa
Polygonia c-album
Polyommatus icarus
Polyommatus icarus
Polyommatus icarus, male
Pseudopanthera macularia
Ptilodon capucina
Ptilodon capucina
Ptilodon capucina
Rheumaptera hastata
Rheumaptera hastata
Rivula sericealis
Rusina ferruginea
Rusina ferruginea
Saturnia pavonia
Saturnia pavonia
Saturnia pavonia caterpillar
Saturnia pavonia caterpillar
Saturnia pavonia, female
Saturnia pavonia, young larva
Saturnia pavonia, half-grown larva
Saturnia pavonia eggs and hatchlings
Saturnia pavonia, young larvae
Schrankia costaestrigalis
Scoparia ambigualis
Scopariinae, species unknown
Scopula ternata
Scotopteryx chenopodiata
Selenia dentaria
Selenia lunularia
Spilosoma lubricipeda
Spilosoma lubricipeda
Spilosoma lubricipeda
Spilosoma lubricipeda
Spilosoma luteum
Spilosoma luteum
Stilbia anomala larva
Thera obeliscata
Trichopteryx carpinata
Tyria jacobaeae
Tyria jacobaeae caterpillar
Tyria jacobaeae
Tyria jacobaeae
Udea lutealis
Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa atalanta
Vanessa cardui caterpillar
Venusia cambrica
Xanthorhoe designata
Xanthorhoe ferrugata
Xanthorhoe fluctuata
Xanthorhoe montanata
Xanthorhoe montanata
Xanthorhoe montanata
Xanthorhoe montanata
Xanthorhoe montanata
Caterpillar, probably Xestia sp
Xestia agathina
Xestia baja
Xestia ditrapezium
Xestia rhomboidea
Xestia triangulum
Xylena vetusta
Xylocampa areola
Yponomeuta evonymella
Ypsolopha dentella
Zygaena filipendulae
Zygaena filipendulae caterpillar
Zygaena filipendulae
Zygaena filipendulae, worn adult
Zygaena filipendulae larva
Zygaena filipendulae or Z trifolii caterpillar
Zygaena filipendulae
Zygaena purpuralis larva
Unknown chrysalis
Unknown chrysalis on Calluna vulgaris
Unknown chrysalis with flower of Galium saxatile
Unknown moth
Unknown moth
Unknown moth
Unknown pale green caterpillar
Unknown caterpillar on Filipendula ulmaria
Unknown young caterpillars on Salix cinerea
Unknown Geometrid larva