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Moth Biodiversity Action Plan Species

The following species are Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) species. More information about this can be found at the UK BAP website. There are 12 species that are on the UK list that relate to Scotland.

If you would like to know how to send in your records of Moths please see "Moth Recording".

Species Name Scientific Name UK Status
Argent & Sable Rheumaptera hastate  
Barred Tooth-striped Trichopteryx polycommata  
Cousin German Paradiarsia sobrina  
Dark Bordered Beauty Epione vespertaria  
Lunar Yellow Underwing Noctua orbona  
Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk Hemaris tityus  
Netted Mountain Moth Macaria carbonaria  
New Forest Burnet Zygaena viciae  
Northern Dart Xestia alpicola  
Slender Scotch Burnet Zygaena loti  
Square-spotted Clay Xestia rhomboidea  
Sword-grass Xylena exsoleta  

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