Wainscot Moths

Smoky Wainscot moth Smoky Wainscot moth

Smokey Wainscot moth (Mythimna impura) with lion-like mane

Smokey Wainscot - Bison Smokey Wainscot face Smokey Wainscot moth

Smokey Wainscot looking like a bison

Smokey Wainscot wingspan 31-38mm; UK flight time Jun-Sep.

Smoky Wainscot moth Smoky Wainscot moth  

Smokey Wainscot

  

     
     
Shoulder-striped Wainscot moth Shoulder-striped Wainscot moth Smokey Wainscot moth
The similar Southern Wainscot  (Mythimna straminea), wingspan 32-40mm; UK flight time July.
   
   
Shoulder-striped Wainscot moth Shoulder-striped Wainscot moth  
Shoulder-striped Wainscot moth  (Mythimna/Leucania comma), wingspan 32-37mm; UK flight time Jun-Jul.  
 
 
Common Wainscot moth Common Wainscot moth Common Wainscot moth

Common Wainscot moth (Mythimna pallens), wingspan 30-35mm; UK flight time May-Oct.

 
   
Small Wainscot moth Small Wainscot moth Small Wainscot moth

 Small Wainscot Moth (Chortodes pygmina) ranges from pale wheat colour to mid brown. Wingspan 23-29mm; UK flight time Aug-Sep.