Species Lists: Moths

Over 1,000 species of moth have been recorded at Sandwich Bay! A truly incredible diversity due to the unique location and habitat of the area. We have a number of rare species as well as some very interesting migrant individuals.  The attachment below gives a complete list of all of the species recorded with additional information about each species (updated to 2013).

Moth list 2013

Below is a small selection of photographs taken of moths at the bay.

Brimstone by Ian Hodgson

Brimstone by Ian Hodgson

 

 

Cream-spot Tiger by Ian Hodgson

Cream-spot Tiger by Ian Hodgson

Blood-vein by Ian Hodgson

Blood-vein by Ian Hodgson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scorched Carpet by Ian Hodgson

Scorched Carpet by Ian Hodgson

Merveille du Jour by Ian Hodgson

Merveille du Jour by Ian Hodgson

Oleander Hawkmoth by Ian Hodgson

Oleander Hawkmoth by Ian Hodgson

Pebble Prominent by Ian Hodgson

Pebble Prominent by Ian Hodgson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Puss Moth Caterpillar by Graham crick

Puss Moth Caterpillar by Graham crick