The family Notodontidae comprises the "prominent and kitten moths", of which 27 have been recorded in Great Britain:
- Cerura vinula, puss moth — throughout
- Furcula bicuspis, alder kitten — south-west, south-east, east and west-central (localized)
- Furcula furcula, sallow kitten — throughout
- Furcula bifida, poplar kitten — south and central (localized)
- Notodonta dromedarius, iron prominent — throughout
- Notodonta torva, large dark prominent — rare immigrant
- Notodonta tritophus, three-humped prominent — immigrant
- Notodonta ziczac, pebble prominent — throughout
- Pheosia gnoma, lesser swallow prominent — throughout
- Pheosia tremula, swallow prominent — throughout
- Ptilodon capucina, coxcomb prominent — throughout
- Ptilodon cucullina, maple prominent — south and east (localized)
- Odontosia carmelita, scarce prominent — south and north (localized)
- Pterostoma palpina, pale prominent — throughout
- Leucodonta bicoloria, white prominent — extinct as resident species; possible immigrant
- Ptilophora plumigera, plumed prominent — south-east (Nationally Scarce A)
- Drymonia dodonaea, marbled brown — south, central and north-west (localized)
- Drymonia ruficornis, lunar marbled brown — throughout
- Gluphisia crenata vertunea, dusky marbled brown — rare immigrant
The lobster moth is named after the caterpillar
rather than the adult moth.
Species listed in the 2007 UK Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) are indicated by a double-dagger symbol (‡)—species so listed for research purposes only are also indicated with an asterisk (‡*).
- List of moths of Great Britain (overview)
- Family lists: Hepialidae, Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Limacodidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Saturniidae, Endromidae, Drepanidae, Thyatiridae, Geometridae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Ctenuchidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae and Micromoths
- ^ 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.