Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 28/07/17, 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
70.016 [1713] Riband Wave Idaea aversata Geometridae1587
72.045 [2050] Common Footman Eilema lurideola Erebidae1204
73.162 [2321] Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae1177
73.015 [2441] Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae1129
73.342 [2107] Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae1100
73.096 [2381] Uncertain Hoplodrina octogenaria Noctuidae1040
70.258 [1937] Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae1008
72.044 [2044] Dingy Footman Eilema griseola Erebidae989
73.216 [2318] Dun-bar Cosmia trapezina Noctuidae940
70.241 [1921] Scalloped Oak Crocallis elinguaria Geometridae913
63.080 [1293]   Chrysoteuchia culmella Crambidae909
73.267 [2160] Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea Noctuidae896
62.077 [1424]   Endotricha flammealis Pyralidae891
73.325 [2092] Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae878
63.038 [1405] Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis Crambidae859
72.019 [2061] Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea Erebidae821
73.032 [2425] Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli Noctuidae814
73.097 [2382] Rustic Hoplodrina blanda Noctuidae812
72.024 [2064] Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa Erebidae802
72.035 [2037] Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata Erebidae740
70.011 [1708] Single-dotted Wave Idaea dimidiata Geometridae736
72.013 [2030] Yellow-tail Euproctis similis Erebidae722
73.329 [2102] Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae712
70.013 [1702] Small Fan-footed Wave Idaea biselata Geometridae633
72.046 [2047] Scarce Footman Eilema complana Erebidae611
70.226 [1906] Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae601
63.093 [1304]   Agriphila straminella Crambidae590
72.010 [2033] Black Arches Lymantria monacha Erebidae582
54.008 [0169] Six-spot Burnet Zygaena filipendulae Zygaenidae569
73.293 [2198] Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura Noctuidae563
70.252 [1931] Peppered Moth Biston betularia Geometridae556
69.016 [1991] Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor Sphingidae551
73.317 [2089] Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis Noctuidae541
70.237 [1917] Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae535
73.298 [2193] Clay Mythimna ferrago Noctuidae520
69.003 [1981] Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi Sphingidae517
73.345 [2109] Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes Noctuidae507
73.047 [2291] Coronet Craniophora ligustri Noctuidae505
65.009 [1653] Buff Arches Habrosyne pyritoides Drepanidae502
73.348 [2111] Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthe Noctuidae493
73.343 [2110] Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata Noctuidae475
49.039 [0998] Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae451
70.074 [1777] July Highflier Hydriomena furcata Geometridae443
70.207 [1887] Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata Geometridae443
63.074 [1344]   Eudonia mercurella Crambidae435
73.361 [2128] Double Square-spot Xestia triangulum Noctuidae434
63.025 [1376] Small Magpie Anania hortulata Crambidae415
73.045 [2289] Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis Noctuidae409
71.020 [2011] Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina Notodontidae405
70.061 [1738] Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata Geometridae368
18.001 [0464] Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae365
41.002 [0873]   Blastobasis adustella Blastobasidae359
73.001 [2450] Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae358
71.025 [1994] Buff-tip Phalera bucephala Notodontidae353
70.141 [1862] Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae349
66.010 [1640] Drinker Euthrix potatoria Lasiocampidae341
62.029 [1452]   Phycita roborella Pyralidae327
63.018 [1378]   Anania coronata Crambidae326
65.005 [1648] Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria Drepanidae324
28.010 [0647] Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae319
72.003 [2477] Snout Hypena proboscidalis Erebidae313
72.043 [2049] Buff Footman Eilema depressa Erebidae307
66.003 [1634] Lackey Malacosoma neustria Lasiocampidae301
70.133 [1803] Small Rivulet Perizoma alchemillata Geometridae297
45.044 [1524] Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae295
63.052 [1398] Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae293
63.006 [1361]   Pyrausta aurata Crambidae290
62.035 [1439]   Acrobasis advenella Pyralidae289
70.049 [1728] Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae286
70.051 [1724] Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia Geometridae283
49.341 [1260]   Cydia splendana Tortricidae273
73.172 [2341] Cloaked Minor Mesoligia furuncula Noctuidae272
31.001 [0658]   Carcina quercana Peleopodidae268
65.002 [1646] Oak Hook-tip Watsonalla binaria Drepanidae263
73.120 [2352] Dusky Sallow Eremobia ochroleuca Noctuidae263
72.053 [2489] Fan-foot Herminia tarsipennalis Erebidae263
73.338 [2118] True Lover's Knot Lycophotia porphyrea Noctuidae249
72.026 [2057] Garden Tiger Arctia caja Erebidae248
71.013 [2003] Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac Notodontidae247
73.169 [2343] Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis Noctuidae242
49.338 [1261] Codling Moth Cydia pomonella Tortricidae239
44.001 [1288] Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae237
63.067 [1338]   Eudonia lacustrata Crambidae235
70.059 [1742] Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata Geometridae232
72.002 [2474] Straw Dot Rivula sericealis Erebidae232
72.012 [2029] Brown-tail Euproctis chrysorrhoea Erebidae230
35.040 [0787]   Bryotropha terrella Gelechiidae223
63.081 [1294]   Crambus pascuella Crambidae223
49.109 [0937]   Agapeta hamana Tortricidae218
73.291 [2199] Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Noctuidae218
63.099 [1313]   Catoptria pinella Crambidae217
71.005 [1997] Sallow Kitten Furcula furcula Notodontidae216
49.161 [1063]   Celypha striana Tortricidae215
69.007 [1978] Pine Hawk-moth Sphinx pinastri Sphingidae214
70.029 [1682] Blood-Vein Timandra comae Geometridae209
73.328 [2098] Flame Axylia putris Noctuidae208
62.048 [1470]   Euzophera pinguis Pyralidae207
73.095 [2389] Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae206
70.006 [1705] Dwarf Cream Wave Idaea fuscovenosa Geometridae205
70.173 [1825] Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata Geometridae205
63.088 [1302]   Crambus perlella Crambidae202
62.070 [1414]   Synaphe punctalis Pyralidae200
65.007 [1651] Chinese Character Cilix glaucata Drepanidae200
63.034 [1390]   Udea prunalis Crambidae198
70.036 [1680] Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria Geometridae198
70.024 [1690] Small Blood-vein Scopula imitaria Geometridae196
70.094 [1759] Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata Geometridae195
70.212 [1890] Sharp-angled Peacock Macaria alternata Geometridae192
49.026 [0972] Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis heparana Tortricidae190
70.239 [1919] Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria Geometridae190
73.084 [2293] Marbled Beauty Bryophila domestica Noctuidae188
70.236 [1915] September Thorn Ennomos erosaria Geometridae187
70.243 [1922] Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria Geometridae185
63.090 [1306]   Agriphila inquinatella Crambidae184
63.115 [1331] Water Veneer Acentria ephemerella Crambidae183
49.224 [1205] Bud Moth Spilonota ocellana Tortricidae179
62.001 [1428] Bee Moth Aphomia sociella Pyralidae179
49.004 [1010] Red-barred Tortrix Ditula angustiorana Tortricidae178
65.001 [1645] Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria Drepanidae173
73.092 [2387] Mottled Rustic Caradrina morpheus Noctuidae173
35.047 [0779]   Bryotropha affinis Gelechiidae172
70.045 [1732] Shaded Broad-bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata Geometridae171
71.012 [2000] Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius Notodontidae171
70.270 [1947] Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae168
72.069 [2473] Beautiful Hook-tip Laspeyria flexula Erebidae167
62.076 [1415]   Hypsopygia glaucinalis Pyralidae166
70.205 [1884] Magpie Abraxas grossulariata Geometridae165
73.270 [2155] Dot Moth Melanchra persicariae Noctuidae163
21.001 [0263] Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella Lyonetiidae153
49.062 [1036]   Acleris forsskaleana Tortricidae153
70.278 [1956] Common Wave Cabera exanthemata Geometridae149
70.302 [1673] Small Emerald Hemistola chrysoprasaria Geometridae143
70.305 [1669] Common Emerald Hemithea aestivaria Geometridae141
63.102 [1316]   Catoptria falsella Crambidae138
71.018 [2006] Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma Notodontidae138
70.142 [1858] V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata Geometridae137
16.001 [0424] Bird-cherry Ermine Yponomeuta evonymella Yponomeutidae136
63.089 [1305]   Agriphila tristella Crambidae135
72.001 [2469] Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae135
49.166 [1076]   Celypha lacunana Tortricidae134
49.038 [0994]   Clepsis consimilana Tortricidae133
62.075 [1413] Gold Triangle Hypsopygia costalis Pyralidae133
71.009 [1999] Lobster Moth Stauropus fagi Notodontidae132
20.012 [0411]   Argyresthia goedartella Argyresthiidae131
70.126 [1781] Small Waved Umber Horisme vitalbata Geometridae131
73.128 [2360] Ear Moth Amphipoea oculea Noctuidae131
28.014 [0642]   Crassa unitella Oecophoridae128
71.017 [2007] Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremula Notodontidae122
27.001 [0870]   Oegoconia quadripuncta Autostichidae120
49.265 [1201]   Eucosma cana Tortricidae118
70.208 [1888] Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata Geometridae118
49.077 [1048] Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana Tortricidae117
49.294 [1175] Bramble Shoot Moth Notocelia uddmanniana Tortricidae117
70.299 [1666] Large Emerald Geometra papilionaria Geometridae115
73.062 [2297] Copper Underwing Amphipyra pyramidea Noctuidae115
16.004 [0427] Spindle Ermine Yponomeuta cagnagella Yponomeutidae113
73.346 [2112] Least Yellow Underwing Noctua interjecta Noctuidae112
70.008 [1707] Small Dusty Wave Idaea seriata Geometridae110
70.052 [1725] Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata Geometridae110
45.010 [1497] Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae109
70.277 [1955] Common White Wave Cabera pusaria Geometridae109
73.099 [2384] Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae109
35.031 [0868]   Helcystogramma rufescens Gelechiidae108
63.007 [1362]   Pyrausta purpuralis Crambidae108
70.265 [1941] Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata Geometridae108
71.021 [2008] Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina Notodontidae107
35.038 [0789]   Bryotropha domestica Gelechiidae101
70.234 [1913] Canary-shouldered Thorn Ennomos alniaria Geometridae101
73.357 [2134] Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa Noctuidae101
73.276 [2166] Campion Sideridis rivularis Noctuidae101
73.046 [2278] Poplar Grey Subacronicta megacephala Noctuidae100
73.123 [2361] Rosy Rustic Hydraecia micacea Noctuidae100
73.274 [2154] Cabbage Moth Mamestra brassicae Noctuidae99
49.367 [1236]   Pammene fasciana Tortricidae98
72.066 [2475] Waved Black Parascotia fuliginaria Erebidae97
70.179 [1830] Wormwood Pug Eupithecia absinthiata Geometridae96
63.064 [1334]   Scoparia ambigualis Crambidae95
74.002 [2076] Kent Black Arches Meganola albula Nolidae95
73.038 [2284] Grey Dagger Acronicta psi Noctuidae95
70.227 [1907] Bordered Beauty Epione repandaria Geometridae93
70.077 [1767] Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata Geometridae92
73.319 [2087] Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae92
73.012 [2434] Burnished Brass Diachrysia chrysitis Noctuidae91
35.028 [0866]   Brachmia blandella Gelechiidae87
49.025 [0970] Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana Tortricidae87
70.288 [1945] Brussels Lace Cleorodes lichenaria Geometridae86
73.359 [2126] Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae83
73.281 [2173] Lychnis Hadena bicruris Noctuidae83
70.160 [1835] White-spotted Pug Eupithecia tripunctaria Geometridae82
73.327 [2091] Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae80
49.279 [1169]   Gypsonoma dealbana Tortricidae79
72.055 [2492] Small Fan-foot Herminia grisealis Erebidae79
70.089 [1754] Phoenix Eulithis prunata Geometridae77
73.255 [2145] Nutmeg Anarta trifolii Noctuidae77
73.168 [2336] Double Lobed Lateroligia ophiogramma Noctuidae77
73.160 [2335] Slender Brindle Apamea scolopacina Noctuidae75
73.085 [2295] Marbled Green Nyctobrya muralis Noctuidae73
63.028 [1375] European Corn-borer Ostrinia nubilalis Crambidae71
70.214 [1893] Tawny-barred Angle Macaria liturata Geometridae71
73.137 [2377] Fen Wainscot Arenostola phragmitidis Noctuidae71