Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 18/11/17, 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
70.244 [1923] Feathered Thorn Colotois pennaria Geometridae188
49.039 [0998] Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae160
70.095 [1760] Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae126
73.190 [2264] Yellow-line Quaker Agrochola macilenta Noctuidae117
66.001 [1631] December Moth Poecilocampa populi Lasiocampidae88
73.194 [2258] Chestnut Conistra vaccinii Noctuidae76
73.065 [2227] Sprawler Asteroscopus sphinx Noctuidae72
70.256 [1935] Mottled Umber Erannis defoliaria Geometridae65
70.254 [1933] Scarce Umber Agriopis aurantiaria Geometridae56
70.079 [1769] Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae51
73.015 [2441] Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae50
63.031 [1395] Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae45
73.189 [2263] Red-line Quaker Agrochola lota Noctuidae43
70.083 [1771a] Cypress Carpet Thera cupressata Geometridae38
45.044 [1524] Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae37
73.192 [2262] Brick Agrochola circellaris Noctuidae34
70.097 [1764] Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata Geometridae33
73.113 [2306] Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae33
73.206 [2240] Blair's Shoulder-knot or Stone Pinion Lithophane leautieri Noctuidae30
73.224 [2247] Merveille du Jour Griposia aprilina Noctuidae29
70.107 [1795] November Moth Epirrita dilutata Geometridae28
49.069 [1041]   Acleris sparsana Tortricidae24
70.106 [1799] Winter Moth Operophtera brumata Geometridae23
73.319 [2087] Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae18
73.068 [2245] Green-brindled Crescent Allophyes oxyacanthae Noctuidae17
70.077 [1767] Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata Geometridae16
73.210 [2256] Satellite Eupsilia transversa Noctuidae16
73.186 [2267] Beaded Chestnut Agrochola lychnidis Noctuidae16
70.081 [1768] Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata Geometridae15
18.001 [0464] Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae14
63.048 [1408]   Palpita vitrealis Crambidae14
73.233 [2232] Black Rustic Aporophyla nigra Noctuidae14
17.011 [0461]   Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolophidae12
70.109 [1797] Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata Geometridae12
73.327 [2091] Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae12
73.202 [2237] Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus Noctuidae12
70.141 [1862] Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae11
73.223 [2246a] Oak Rustic Dryobota labecula Noctuidae11
73.195 [2259] Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula Noctuidae10
15.007 [0285] Azalea Leaf Miner Caloptilia azaleella Gracillariidae8
73.342 [2107] Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae8
32.018 [0688]   Agonopterix heracliana Depressariidae6
35.123 [0819]   Scrobipalpa costella Gelechiidae6
49.261 [1157]   Crocidosema plebejana Tortricidae6
70.105 [1800] Northern Winter Moth Operophtera fagata Geometridae6
73.359 [2126] Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae6
73.134 [2375] Large Wainscot Rhizedra lutosa Noctuidae6
15.040 [0321]   Phyllonorycter messaniella Gracillariidae5
28.009 [0648] White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae5
49.073 [1047]   Acleris schalleriana Tortricidae5
49.080 [1053]   Acleris hastiana Tortricidae5
63.052 [1398] Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae5
45.010 [1497] Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae5
70.047 [1720] Gem Nycterosea obstipata Geometridae5
73.345 [2109] Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes Noctuidae5
73.180 [2272] Barred Sallow Tiliacea aurago Noctuidae5
29.002 [0664]   Diurnea lipsiella Chimabachidae4
49.091 [1011]   Pseudargyrotoza conwagana Tortricidae4
63.069 [1342]   Eudonia angustea Crambidae4
72.001 [2469] Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae4
12.048 [0200]   Psychoides filicivora Tineidae3
41.003 [0874]   Blastobasis lacticolella Blastobasidae3
49.083 [1044]   Acleris ferrugana Tortricidae3
49.082 [1055]   Acleris hyemana Tortricidae3
44.001 [1288] Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae3
73.296 [2203] American Wainscot or White-speck Mythimna unipuncta Noctuidae3
73.235 [2255] Feathered Ranunculus Polymixis lichenea Noctuidae3
73.193 [2270] Lunar Underwing Omphaloscelis lunosa Noctuidae3
73.182 [2274] Sallow Cirrhia icteritia Noctuidae3
15.010 [0288]   Caloptilia stigmatella Gracillariidae2
15.017 [0296]   Calybites phasianipennella Gracillariidae2
28.024 [0656]   Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae2
40.006 [0890]   Mompha jurassicella Momphidae2
40.008 [0892]   Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae2
49.077 [1048] Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana Tortricidae2
49.086 [1051]   Acleris logiana Tortricidae2
63.044 [1403]   Diasemiopsis ramburialis Crambidae2
70.033 [1678] Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria Geometridae2
70.049 [1728] Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae2
70.195 [1864] Streak Chesias legatella Geometridae2
70.258 [1937] Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae2
69.010 [1984] Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae2
73.325 [2092] Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae2
73.198 [2261] Red-headed Chestnut Conistra erythrocephala Noctuidae2
73.095 [2389] Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae2
72.002 [2474] Straw Dot Rivula sericealis Erebidae2
72.006 [2478] Bloxworth Snout Hypena obsitalis Erebidae2
12.036 [0227] Skin Moth Monopis laevigella Tineidae1
12.038 [0229]   Monopis obviella Tineidae1
12.039 [0230]   Monopis crocicapitella Tineidae1
12.034 [0237] Brown-dotted Clothes Moth Niditinea fuscella Tineidae1
24.001 [0264]   Bedellia somnulentella Bedelliidae1
15.003 [0281]   Caloptilia populetorum Gracillariidae1
15.004 [0282]   Caloptilia elongella Gracillariidae1
15.012 [0290]   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae1
48.007 [0389] Apple Leaf Skeletonizer Choreutis pariana Choreutidae1
19.011 [0473] Leek Moth Acrolepiopsis assectella Glyphipterigidae1
32.031 [0695]   Agonopterix alstromeriana Depressariidae1
41.002 [0873]   Blastobasis adustella Blastobasidae1
41.004 [0873a]   Blastobasis vittata Blastobasidae1
34.009 [0896b]   Cosmopterix pulchrimella Cosmopterigidae1
49.038 [0994]   Clepsis consimilana Tortricidae1
49.050 [1020] Grey Tortrix Cnephasia stephensiana Tortricidae1
49.070 [1042] Rhomboid Tortrix Acleris rhombana Tortricidae1
49.087 [1061]   Acleris literana Tortricidae1
63.064 [1334]   Scoparia ambigualis Crambidae1
63.075 [1336]   Eudonia pallida Crambidae1
62.077 [1424]   Endotricha flammealis Pyralidae1
70.038 [1716] Vestal Rhodometra sacraria Geometridae1
70.226 [1906] Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae1
70.255 [1934] Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria Geometridae1
72.043 [2049] Buff Footman Eilema depressa Erebidae1
72.024 [2064] Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa Erebidae1
73.307 [2119] Pearly Underwing Peridroma saucia Noctuidae1
73.336 [2139] Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa Noctuidae1
73.297 [2194] White-point Mythimna albipuncta Noctuidae1
73.295 [2195] Delicate Mythimna vitellina Noctuidae1
73.304 [2208] Cosmopolitan Leucania loreyi Noctuidae1
73.209 [2241] Red Sword-grass Xylena vetusta Noctuidae1
73.162 [2321] Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae1
73.096 [2381] Uncertain Hoplodrina octogenaria Noctuidae1
73.099 [2384] Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae1
73.076 [2400] Scarce Bordered Straw or Old World Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Noctuidae1
74.009 [2423] Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae1