Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 28/02/17, in the past decade. The list is ranked by descending order of number of records on the county database (only the 200 most commonly recorded species are shown)

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For each of the last ten years, the relative abundance is indicated by a graphic, as follows:
- 100 or more records
- 50-99 records
- 20-49 records
- 10-19 records
- 5-9 records
- 1-4 records
- No records in this week

Code / [B&F Code] / Vernacular / ScientificFamilyImage Total
Records
04 0506070809 10111213
73.244 [2187] Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi Noctuidae242
73.245 [2182] Small Quaker Orthosia cruda Noctuidae192
73.249 [2190] Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Noctuidae176
70.255 [1934] Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria Geometridae139
73.194 [2258] Chestnut Conistra vaccinii Noctuidae124
49.044 [1025]   Tortricodes alternella Tortricidae112
70.246 [1925] Small Brindled Beauty Apocheima hispidaria Geometridae109
70.247 [1926] Pale Brindled Beauty Phigalia pilosaria Geometridae103
70.245 [1663] March Moth Alsophila aescularia Geometridae70
70.251 [1930] Oak Beauty Biston strataria Geometridae63
73.210 [2256] Satellite Eupsilia transversa Noctuidae53
70.253 [1932] Spring Usher Agriopis leucophaearia Geometridae52
65.016 [1659] Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis Drepanidae45
73.242 [2188] Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta Noctuidae42
73.250 [2189] Twin-spotted Quaker Anorthoa munda Noctuidae41
32.018 [0688]   Agonopterix heracliana Depressariidae37
73.069 [2243] Early Grey Xylocampa areola Noctuidae30
45.044 [1524] Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae27
70.282 [1960] Early Moth Theria primaria Geometridae26
73.202 [2237] Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus Noctuidae22
49.039 [0998] Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae17
40.006 [0890]   Mompha jurassicella Momphidae16
70.066 [1746] Shoulder Stripe Earophila badiata Geometridae16
73.195 [2259] Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula Noctuidae16
29.001 [0663]   Diurnea fagella Chimabachidae15
45.010 [1497] Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae15
70.141 [1862] Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae13
17.011 [0461]   Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolophidae9
74.009 [2423] Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae8
12.027 [0240] Case-bearing Clothes Moth Tinea pellionella Tineidae7
32.007 [0701]   Agonopterix ocellana Depressariidae7
49.076 [1054]   Acleris cristana Tortricidae6
70.156 [1852] Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata Geometridae6
70.202 [1881] Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata Geometridae6
70.237 [1917] Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae6
40.008 [0892]   Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae5
73.241 [2179] Pine Beauty Panolis flammea Noctuidae5
32.039 [0670]   Depressaria daucella Depressariidae4
49.083 [1044]   Acleris ferrugana Tortricidae4
73.197 [2260] Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea Noctuidae4
73.113 [2306] Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae4
32.031 [0695]   Agonopterix alstromeriana Depressariidae3
49.084 [1045]   Acleris notana Tortricidae3
49.087 [1061]   Acleris literana Tortricidae3
70.270 [1947] Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae3
73.336 [2139] Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa Noctuidae3
73.015 [2441] Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae3
72.001 [2469] Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae3
17.001 [0451]   Ypsolopha mucronella Ypsolophidae2
28.010 [0647] Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae2
28.009 [0648] White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae2
32.017 [0697]   Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae2
49.080 [1053]   Acleris hastiana Tortricidae2
44.001 [1288] Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae2
63.069 [1342]   Eudonia angustea Crambidae2
65.015 [1660] Frosted Green Polyploca ridens Drepanidae2
70.067 [1747] Streamer Anticlea derivata Geometridae2
70.248 [1927] Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria Geometridae2
69.010 [1984] Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae2
73.325 [2092] Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae2
73.243 [2183] Blossom Underwing Orthosia miniosa Noctuidae2
12.048 [0200]   Psychoides filicivora Tineidae1
15.012 [0290]   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae1
15.017 [0296]   Calybites phasianipennella Gracillariidae1
32.019 [0689]   Agonopterix ciliella Depressariidae1
32.035 [0714]   Agonopterix yeatiana Depressariidae1
35.147 [0767]   Carpatolechia decorella Gelechiidae1
40.010 [0893]   Mompha epilobiella Momphidae1
49.069 [1041]   Acleris sparsana Tortricidae1
49.073 [1047]   Acleris schalleriana Tortricidae1
49.085 [1050]   Acleris kochiella Tortricidae1
49.082 [1055]   Acleris hyemana Tortricidae1
70.095 [1760] Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae1
70.079 [1769] Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae1
70.101 [1775] Mottled Grey Colostygia multistrigaria Geometridae1
70.106 [1799] Winter Moth Operophtera brumata Geometridae1
70.183 [1834] Common Pug Eupithecia vulgata Geometridae1
70.208 [1888] Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata Geometridae1
70.225 [1905] Horse Chestnut Pachycnemia hippocastanaria Geometridae1
70.239 [1919] Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria Geometridae1
70.256 [1935] Mottled Umber Erannis defoliaria Geometridae1
72.024 [2064] Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa Erebidae1
73.327 [2091] Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae1
73.246 [2185] Lead-coloured Drab Orthosia populeti Noctuidae1
73.247 [2186] Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis Noctuidae1
73.201 [2236] Pale Pinion Lithophane socia Noctuidae1
72.004 [2480] Buttoned Snout Hypena rostralis Erebidae1