Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 26/02/20, 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
0708 0910111213 141516
73.244 Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi Noctuidae271
73.245 Small Quaker Orthosia cruda Noctuidae197
73.249 Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Noctuidae193
73.194 Chestnut Conistra vaccinii Noctuidae155
70.255 Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria Geometridae149
49.044   Tortricodes alternella Tortricidae121
70.246 Small Brindled Beauty Apocheima hispidaria Geometridae117
70.247 Pale Brindled Beauty Phigalia pilosaria Geometridae108
70.245 March Moth Alsophila aescularia Geometridae80
70.251 Oak Beauty Biston strataria Geometridae76
73.210 Satellite Eupsilia transversa Noctuidae60
70.253 Spring Usher Agriopis leucophaearia Geometridae56
32.018   Agonopterix heracliana Depressariidae47
73.242 Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta Noctuidae47
65.016 Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis Drepanidae45
73.250 Twin-spotted Quaker Anorthoa munda Noctuidae42
73.069 Early Grey Xylocampa areola Noctuidae34
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae30
73.202 Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus Noctuidae27
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae24
70.282 Early Moth Theria primaria Geometridae23
40.006   Mompha jurassicella Momphidae22
29.001   Diurnea fagella Chimabachidae19
70.066 Shoulder Stripe Earophila badiata Geometridae17
73.195 Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula Noctuidae16
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae15
17.011   Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolophidae10
70.156 Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata Geometridae10
74.009 Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae9
70.237 Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae8
32.007   Agonopterix ocellana Depressariidae7
49.076   Acleris cristana Tortricidae7
49.087   Acleris literana Tortricidae7
40.008   Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae6
70.202 Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata Geometridae6
73.113 Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae5
73.197 Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea Noctuidae5
73.241 Pine Beauty Panolis flammea Noctuidae5
32.017   Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae4
32.031   Agonopterix alstromeriana Depressariidae4
32.039   Depressaria daucella Depressariidae4
49.083   Acleris ferrugana Tortricidae4
12.027 Case-bearing Clothes Moth Tinea pellionella Tineidae3
49.084   Acleris notana Tortricidae3
63.069   Eudonia angustea Crambidae3
69.010 Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae3
70.270 Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae3
72.001 Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae3
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae3
73.336 Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa Noctuidae3
15.012   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae2
17.001   Ypsolopha mucronella Ypsolophidae2
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae2
65.015 Frosted Green Polyploca ridens Drepanidae2
70.067 Streamer Anticlea derivata Geometridae2
70.095 Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae2
70.248 Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria Geometridae2
70.256 Mottled Umber Erannis defoliaria Geometridae2
73.243 Blossom Underwing Orthosia miniosa Noctuidae2
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae2
12.048   Psychoides filicivora Tineidae1
15.017   Calybites phasianipennella Gracillariidae1
32.019   Agonopterix ciliella Depressariidae1
32.035   Agonopterix yeatiana Depressariidae1
35.147   Carpatolechia decorella Gelechiidae1
44.001 Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae1
49.069   Acleris sparsana Tortricidae1
49.073   Acleris schalleriana Tortricidae1
49.082   Acleris hyemana Tortricidae1
49.085   Acleris kochiella Tortricidae1
49.086   Acleris logiana Tortricidae1
70.079 Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae1
70.101 Mottled Grey Colostygia multistrigaria Geometridae1
70.106 Winter Moth Operophtera brumata Geometridae1
70.208 Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata Geometridae1
70.225 Horse Chestnut Pachycnemia hippocastanaria Geometridae1
70.239 Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria Geometridae1
72.004 Buttoned Snout Hypena rostralis Erebidae1
73.201 Pale Pinion Lithophane socia Noctuidae1
73.246 Lead-coloured Drab Orthosia populeti Noctuidae1
73.247 Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis Noctuidae1
73.327 Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae1