Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 24/03/17, 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 Noctuidae603
73.249 [2190] Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Noctuidae536
73.245 [2182] Small Quaker Orthosia cruda Noctuidae502
73.242 [2188] Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta Noctuidae370
73.069 [2243] Early Grey Xylocampa areola Noctuidae361
70.251 [1930] Oak Beauty Biston strataria Geometridae293
73.250 [2189] Twin-spotted Quaker Anorthoa munda Noctuidae251
73.194 [2258] Chestnut Conistra vaccinii Noctuidae205
29.001 [0663]   Diurnea fagella Chimabachidae167
70.245 [1663] March Moth Alsophila aescularia Geometridae133
70.141 [1862] Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae95
65.016 [1659] Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis Drepanidae93
73.210 [2256] Satellite Eupsilia transversa Noctuidae89
45.044 [1524] Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae86
70.156 [1852] Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata Geometridae66
70.255 [1934] Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria Geometridae65
70.237 [1917] Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae63
70.066 [1746] Shoulder Stripe Earophila badiata Geometridae53
70.246 [1925] Small Brindled Beauty Apocheima hispidaria Geometridae48
70.270 [1947] Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae48
49.039 [0998] Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae46
73.202 [2237] Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus Noctuidae44
73.241 [2179] Pine Beauty Panolis flammea Noctuidae36
32.018 [0688]   Agonopterix heracliana Depressariidae35
49.044 [1025]   Tortricodes alternella Tortricidae32
70.203 [1661] Orange Underwing Archiearis parthenias Geometridae27
73.201 [2236] Pale Pinion Lithophane socia Noctuidae26
45.010 [1497] Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae25
70.202 [1881] Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata Geometridae24
73.246 [2185] Lead-coloured Drab Orthosia populeti Noctuidae24
73.197 [2260] Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea Noctuidae20
73.336 [2139] Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa Noctuidae18
32.039 [0670]   Depressaria daucella Depressariidae14
32.007 [0701]   Agonopterix ocellana Depressariidae13
73.243 [2183] Blossom Underwing Orthosia miniosa Noctuidae12
74.009 [2423] Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae12
40.006 [0890]   Mompha jurassicella Momphidae11
72.001 [2469] Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae11
15.010 [0288]   Caloptilia stigmatella Gracillariidae10
49.076 [1054]   Acleris cristana Tortricidae10
44.001 [1288] Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae10
73.247 [2186] Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis Noctuidae10
73.195 [2259] Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula Noctuidae10
40.008 [0892]   Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae8
70.067 [1747] Streamer Anticlea derivata Geometridae8
70.247 [1926] Pale Brindled Beauty Phigalia pilosaria Geometridae8
73.032 [2425] Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli Noctuidae8
70.225 [1905] Horse Chestnut Pachycnemia hippocastanaria Geometridae7
70.248 [1927] Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria Geometridae7
70.282 [1960] Early Moth Theria primaria Geometridae7
17.001 [0451]   Ypsolopha mucronella Ypsolophidae6
17.011 [0461]   Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolophidae6
32.031 [0695]   Agonopterix alstromeriana Depressariidae6
70.095 [1760] Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae6
73.337 [2140] White-marked Cerastis leucographa Noctuidae6
73.113 [2306] Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae6
12.027 [0240] Case-bearing Clothes Moth Tinea pellionella Tineidae5
32.035 [0714]   Agonopterix yeatiana Depressariidae5
49.073 [1047]   Acleris schalleriana Tortricidae5
49.080 [1053]   Acleris hastiana Tortricidae5
70.204 [1662] Light Orange Underwing Boudinotiana notha Geometridae5
73.015 [2441] Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae5
07.007 [0149]   Adela cuprella Adelidae4
28.010 [0647] Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae4
28.009 [0648] White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae4
32.017 [0697]   Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae4
49.083 [1044]   Acleris ferrugana Tortricidae4
49.087 [1061]   Acleris literana Tortricidae4
63.069 [1342]   Eudonia angustea Crambidae4
70.253 [1932] Spring Usher Agriopis leucophaearia Geometridae4
19.011 [0473] Leek Moth Acrolepiopsis assectella Glyphipterigidae3
32.047 [0682]   Depressaria chaerophylli Depressariidae3
69.010 [1984] Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae3
73.327 [2091] Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae3
73.200 [2235] Tawny Pinion Lithophane semibrunnea Noctuidae3
16.010 [0435]   Zelleria hepariella Yponomeutidae2
47.005 [0483]   Epermenia chaerophyllella Epermeniidae2
40.010 [0893]   Mompha epilobiella Momphidae2
49.084 [1045]   Acleris notana Tortricidae2
70.103 [1750] Water Carpet Lampropteryx suffumata Geometridae2
70.101 [1775] Mottled Grey Colostygia multistrigaria Geometridae2
70.201 [1880] Barred Tooth-striped Trichopteryx polycommata Geometridae2
70.239 [1919] Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria Geometridae2
72.006 [2478] Bloxworth Snout Hypena obsitalis Erebidae2
12.032 [0246]   Tinea semifulvella Tineidae1
15.004 [0282]   Caloptilia elongella Gracillariidae1
15.005 [0283]   Caloptilia betulicola Gracillariidae1
15.006 [0284]   Caloptilia rufipennella Gracillariidae1
15.012 [0290]   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae1
18.001 [0464] Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae1
46.001 [0485]   Schrekensteinia festaliella Schrekensteiniidae1
32.036 [0672] Parsnip Moth Depressaria radiella Depressariidae1
32.009 [0691]   Agonopterix purpurea Depressariidae1
35.151 [0770]   Carpatolechia proximella Gelechiidae1
35.123 [0819]   Scrobipalpa costella Gelechiidae1
49.030 [0985] Carnation Tortrix Cacoecimorpha pronubana Tortricidae1
49.085 [1050]   Acleris kochiella Tortricidae1
49.086 [1051]   Acleris logiana Tortricidae1
49.362 [1227]   Pammene giganteana Tortricidae1
49.330 [1269]   Cydia conicolana Tortricidae1
63.031 [1395] Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae1
45.030 [1513] White Plume Pterophorus pentadactyla Pterophoridae1
65.015 [1660] Frosted Green Polyploca ridens Drepanidae1
70.096 [1761] Autumn Green Carpet Chloroclysta miata Geometridae1
70.079 [1769] Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae1
70.257 [1936] Waved Umber Menophra abruptaria Geometridae1
70.272 [1949] Square Spot Paradarisa consonaria Geometridae1
73.248 [2184] Northern Drab Orthosia opima Noctuidae1
73.295 [2195] Delicate Mythimna vitellina Noctuidae1
73.296 [2203] American Wainscot or White-speck Mythimna unipuncta Noctuidae1
73.209 [2241] Red Sword-grass Xylena vetusta Noctuidae1
73.095 [2389] Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae1