List of moths of Great Britain (Notodontidae)

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The family Notodontidae comprises the "prominent and kitten moths", of which 27 have been recorded in Great Britain:

Subfamily Notodontinae[edit]

Sallow kitten (male)
Lunar marbled brown

Subfamily Pygaerinae[edit]


Subfamily Phalerinae[edit]

Subfamily Heterocampinae[edit]

The lobster moth is named after the caterpillar rather than the adult moth.

Subfamily Dilobinae[edit]

Species listed in the 2007 UK Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP)[1] are indicated by a double-dagger symbol (‡)—species so listed for research purposes only are also indicated with an asterisk (‡*).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Butterfly Conservation, 2007. The UK Biodiversity Action Plan – Moths. Butterfly Conservation, Wareham, UK. 4p.
  • Waring, Paul, Martin Townsend and Richard Lewington (2003) Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland. British Wildlife Publishing, Hook, UK. ISBN 0-9531399-1-3.