Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 24/05/19, 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 / Vernacular / ScientificFamilyImage Total
Records
0708 0910111213 141516
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae965
73.101 Treble Lines Charanyca trigrammica Noctuidae915
73.317 Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis Noctuidae777
73.329 Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae733
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae611
70.226 Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae602
72.020 White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda Erebidae575
72.015 Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda Erebidae559
70.183 Common Pug Eupithecia vulgata Geometridae481
73.099 Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae463
70.100 Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria Geometridae462
70.097 Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata Geometridae454
72.049 Orange Footman Eilema sororcula Erebidae397
69.003 Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi Sphingidae385
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae345
73.267 Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea Noctuidae321
70.258 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae315
71.025 Buff-tip Phalera bucephala Notodontidae308
72.022 Muslin Moth Diaphora mendica Erebidae266
70.229 Speckled Yellow Pseudopanthera macularia Geometridae261
03.002 Common Swift Korscheltellus lupulina Hepialidae255
70.049 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae254
73.263 Light Brocade Lacanobia w-latinum Noctuidae251
73.001 Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae246
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae245
49.292   Notocelia cynosbatella Tortricidae243
70.222 Brown Silver-line Petrophora chlorosata Geometridae241
73.334 Small Square-spot Diarsia rubi Noctuidae239
70.252 Peppered Moth Biston betularia Geometridae233
72.031 Cinnabar Tyria jacobaeae Erebidae230
49.166   Celypha lacunana Tortricidae228
70.240 Scalloped Hazel Odontopera bidentata Geometridae218
73.158 Rustic Shoulder-knot Apamea sordens Noctuidae218
70.051 Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia Geometridae216
70.283 Light Emerald Campaea margaritaria Geometridae214
70.054 Silver-ground Carpet Xanthorhoe montanata Geometridae199
72.019 Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea Erebidae192
74.004 Least Black Arches Nola confusalis Nolidae178
70.036 Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria Geometridae174
73.249 Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Noctuidae174
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae168
70.061 Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata Geometridae167
71.013 Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac Notodontidae161
73.113 Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae160
70.081 Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata Geometridae159
70.224 Scorched Wing Plagodis dolabraria Geometridae159
70.184 Mottled Pug Eupithecia exiguata Geometridae158
73.032 Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli Noctuidae157
72.083 Burnet Companion Euclidia glyphica Erebidae156
63.057 Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis Crambidae155
18.001 Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae153
71.020 Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina Notodontidae153
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae151
65.005 Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria Drepanidae145
71.016 Great Prominent Peridea anceps Notodontidae145
62.001 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella Pyralidae144
73.342 Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae142
71.010 Marbled Brown Drymonia dodonaea Notodontidae141
63.064   Scoparia ambigualis Crambidae137
73.333 Ingrailed Clay Diarsia mendica Noctuidae137
70.176 Freyer's Pug Eupithecia intricata Geometridae136
71.012 Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius Notodontidae135
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae131
73.273 Shears Hada plebeja Noctuidae130
73.291 Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Noctuidae126
70.257 Waved Umber Menophra abruptaria Geometridae125
71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma Notodontidae122
70.086 Broken-barred Carpet Electrophaes corylata Geometridae120
28.024   Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae119
63.006   Pyrausta aurata Crambidae119
70.157 Oak-tree Pug Eupithecia dodoneata Geometridae119
73.244 Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi Noctuidae119
70.156 Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata Geometridae117
70.151 Foxglove Pug Eupithecia pulchellata Geometridae113
70.207 Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata Geometridae113
70.212 Sharp-angled Peacock Macaria alternata Geometridae112
73.297 White-point Mythimna albipuncta Noctuidae112
70.200 Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata Geometridae111
49.028   Syndemis musculana Tortricidae110
72.084 Mother Shipton Euclidia mi Erebidae110
73.045 Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis Noctuidae110
65.007 Chinese Character Cilix glaucata Drepanidae105
63.069   Eudonia angustea Crambidae104
70.075 May Highflier Hydriomena impluviata Geometridae104
70.280 Clouded Silver Lomographa temerata Geometridae102
44.001 Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae100
70.278 Common Wave Cabera exanthemata Geometridae100
40.008   Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae97
65.002 Oak Hook-tip Watsonalla binaria Drepanidae96
63.025 Small Magpie Anania hortulata Crambidae95
70.277 Common White Wave Cabera pusaria Geometridae94
70.079 Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae89
71.017 Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremula Notodontidae88
70.029 Blood-Vein Timandra comae Geometridae86
70.173 Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata Geometridae84
73.156 Clouded-bordered Brindle Apamea crenata Noctuidae84
73.319 Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae84
71.027 Chocolate-tip Clostera curtula Notodontidae81
35.047   Bryotropha affinis Gelechiidae79
70.094 Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata Geometridae79
70.012 Treble Brown Spot Idaea trigeminata Geometridae78
70.214 Tawny-barred Angle Macaria liturata Geometridae78
70.275 Common Heath Ematurga atomaria Geometridae77
70.144 Green Pug Pasiphila rectangulata Geometridae76
69.001 Lime Hawk-moth Mimas tiliae Sphingidae70
69.002 Eyed Hawk-moth Smerinthus ocellata Sphingidae70
73.328 Flame Axylia putris Noctuidae68
71.021 Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina Notodontidae67
72.002 Straw Dot Rivula sericealis Erebidae66
70.279 White-pinion Spotted Lomographa bimaculata Geometridae65
72.003 Snout Hypena proboscidalis Erebidae65
49.139   Cochylis atricapitana Tortricidae64
20.005   Argyresthia trifasciata Argyresthiidae63
70.008 Small Dusty Wave Idaea seriata Geometridae62
73.176 Middle-barred Minor Oligia fasciuncula Noctuidae62
70.268 Pale Oak Beauty Hypomecis punctinalis Geometridae60
49.338 Codling Moth Cydia pomonella Tortricidae59
73.281 Lychnis Hadena bicruris Noctuidae59
07.006   Adela reaumurella Adelidae58
07.015   Nematopogon swammerdamella Adelidae58
70.160 White-spotted Pug Eupithecia tripunctaria Geometridae58
63.086   Crambus lathoniellus Crambidae57
70.199 Small Seraphim Pterapherapteryx sexalata Geometridae57
70.208 Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata Geometridae57
12.033   Tinea trinotella Tineidae56
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae56
70.083 Cypress Carpet Thera cupressata Geometridae55
70.142 V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata Geometridae53
73.173 Marbled Minor Oligia strigilis Noctuidae53
15.007 Azalea Leaf Miner Caloptilia azaleella Gracillariidae52
69.006 Privet Hawk-moth Sphinx ligustri Sphingidae52
73.024 Marbled White Spot Deltote pygarga Noctuidae52
73.047 Coronet Craniophora ligustri Noctuidae52
73.162 Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae52
70.053 Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designata Geometridae51
73.102 Brown Rustic Rusina ferruginea Noctuidae51
07.001   Nemophora degeerella Adelidae50
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria Drepanidae50
35.033   Platyedra subcinerea Gelechiidae49
70.052 Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata Geometridae49
73.301 Shoulder-striped Wainscot Leucania comma Noctuidae49
70.027 Cream Wave Scopula floslactata Geometridae48
70.190 Grey Pug Eupithecia subfuscata Geometridae48
70.095 Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae47
70.162 Dwarf Pug Eupithecia tantillaria Geometridae47
70.168 Narrow-winged Pug Eupithecia nanata Geometridae47
73.036 Alder Moth Acronicta alni Noctuidae47
62.065   Ephestia unicolorella Pyralidae46
70.198 Seraphim Lobophora halterata Geometridae45
49.157 Plum Tortrix Hedya pruniana Tortricidae44
71.005 Sallow Kitten Furcula furcula Notodontidae43
65.010 Figure of Eighty Tethea ocularis Drepanidae41
70.117 Drab Looper Minoa murinata Geometridae41
70.221 Little Thorn Cepphis advenaria Geometridae41
73.012 Burnished Brass Diachrysia chrysitis Noctuidae41
73.092 Mottled Rustic Caradrina morpheus Noctuidae41
73.274 Cabbage Moth Mamestra brassicae Noctuidae41
71.003 Puss Moth Cerura vinula Notodontidae40
70.031 Mocha Cyclophora annularia Geometridae38
70.126 Small Waved Umber Horisme vitalbata Geometridae38
28.019   Esperia sulphurella Oecophoridae37
71.011 Lunar Marbled Brown Drymonia ruficornis Notodontidae37
72.027 Cream-spot Tiger Arctia villica Erebidae37
49.161   Celypha striana Tortricidae36
37.069   Coleophora caespititiella Coleophoridae35
63.037   Udea olivalis Crambidae35
63.066   Scoparia pyralella Crambidae35
32.017   Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae34
63.075   Eudonia pallida Crambidae34
70.059 Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata Geometridae34
48.001   Anthophila fabriciana Choreutidae33
07.012   Nematopogon schwarziellus Adelidae32
12.037   Monopis weaverella Tineidae32
15.014   Gracillaria syringella Gracillariidae32
63.080   Chrysoteuchia culmella Crambidae32
70.023 Mullein Wave Scopula marginepunctata Geometridae32
73.242 Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta Noctuidae32
38.037   Elachista canapennella Elachistidae31
49.194   Bactra lancealana Tortricidae31
49.325   Cydia ulicetana Tortricidae31
65.008 Peach Blossom Thyatira batis Drepanidae31
66.008 Fox Moth Macrothylacia rubi Lasiocampidae31
69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor Sphingidae31
71.009 Lobster Moth Stauropus fagi Notodontidae31
73.046 Poplar Grey Subacronicta megacephala Noctuidae31
73.174 Tawny Marbled Minor Oligia latruncula Noctuidae31
19.007 Cocksfoot Moth Glyphipterix simpliciella Glyphipterigidae30
71.007 Poplar Kitten Furcula bifida Notodontidae30
15.089   Cameraria ohridella Gracillariidae29
35.143   Teleiodes luculella Gelechiidae29
70.171 Ochreous Pug Eupithecia indigata Geometridae29
73.069 Early Grey Xylocampa areola Noctuidae29
73.241 Pine Beauty Panolis flammea Noctuidae28
38.004   Elachista argentella Elachistidae27
63.052 Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae27
69.007 Pine Hawk-moth Sphinx pinastri Sphingidae27
70.294 Yellow Belle Aspitates ochrearia Geometridae27
74.008 Green Silver-lines Pseudoips prasinana Nolidae27
70.087 Purple Bar Cosmorhoe ocellata Geometridae26
70.182 Currant Pug Eupithecia assimilata Geometridae26