Moths of Crete - photo © K. Bormpoudaki
A-Z Moth families in Crete
The moths of Crete number at least 900+ species in several families, in a large number of habitats on the island; these are listed here in alphabetical order (A-Z)
In each family, you will find representative species that have been photographed on the island. Here you will also find a complete list of recorded species, which has been compiled based on personal research of a number of valid bibliographic references and identified records. This list is nondefinitive and will be constantly updated in an effort to estimate the number of moths on the island and to gather all the scattered information and knowledge concerning the species of Crete.
Learn more about each moth’s family and species on the island of Crete by clicking on the scientific name in the following summary list.