Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 18/09/21, 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
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
73.342 Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae1353
73.357 Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa Noctuidae1243
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae980
73.345 Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes Noctuidae941
70.226 Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae737
73.099 Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae672
70.258 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae655
70.283 Light Emerald Campaea margaritaria Geometridae654
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae651
73.131 Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea Noctuidae628
72.003 Snout Hypena proboscidalis Erebidae585
63.095 Agriphila geniculea Crambidae460
73.291 Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Noctuidae440
73.297 White-point Mythimna albipuncta Noctuidae432
73.193 Lunar Underwing Omphaloscelis lunosa Noctuidae421
73.113 Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae418
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae407
70.235 Dusky Thorn Ennomos fuscantaria Geometridae381
73.343 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata Noctuidae377
70.049 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae360
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae342
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae340
73.348 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthe Noctuidae330
73.300 L-album Wainscot Mythimna l-album Noctuidae289
70.008 Small Dusty Wave Idaea seriata Geometridae278
73.334 Small Square-spot Diarsia rubi Noctuidae269
65.002 Oak Hook-tip Watsonalla binaria Drepanidae255
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae242
73.253 Feathered Gothic Tholera decimalis Noctuidae239
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae233
49.166 Celypha lacunana Tortricidae228
70.097 Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata Geometridae211
63.069 Eudonia angustea Crambidae210
73.219 Centre-barred Sallow Atethmia centrago Noctuidae205
70.100 Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria Geometridae201
73.329 Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae192
73.123 Rosy Rustic Hydraecia micacea Noctuidae182
28.024 Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae158
73.012 Burnished Brass Diachrysia chrysitis Noctuidae155
63.054 Box-tree Moth Cydalima perspectalis Crambidae153
18.001 Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae150
49.077 Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana Tortricidae149
73.267 Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea Noctuidae148
70.159 Cypress Pug Eupithecia phoeniceata Geometridae139
41.002 Blastobasis adustella Blastobasidae131
73.319 Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae124
73.107 Old Lady Mormo maura Noctuidae121
70.234 Canary-shouldered Thorn Ennomos alniaria Geometridae120
73.062 Copper Underwing Amphipyra pyramidea Noctuidae120
45.010 Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae119
63.052 Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae118
63.031 Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae117
72.002 Straw Dot Rivula sericealis Erebidae110
63.038 Mother of Pearl Patania ruralis Crambidae107
70.059 Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata Geometridae105
49.013 Large Fruit-tree Tortrix Archips podana Tortricidae102
70.024 Small Blood-vein Scopula imitaria Geometridae102
63.089 Agriphila tristella Crambidae101
70.029 Blood-Vein Timandra comae Geometridae101
70.173 Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata Geometridae94
70.036 Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria Geometridae93
73.252 Hedge Rustic Tholera cespitis Noctuidae92
73.121 Frosted Orange Gortyna flavago Noctuidae86
73.317 Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis Noctuidae85
63.028 European Corn-borer Ostrinia nubilalis Crambidae83
73.182 Sallow Cirrhia icteritia Noctuidae79
28.010 Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae78
69.010 Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae78
49.024 Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis corylana Tortricidae76
72.024 Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa Erebidae73
70.016 Riband Wave Idaea aversata Geometridae72
70.236 September Thorn Ennomos erosaria Geometridae70
65.007 Chinese Character Cilix glaucata Drepanidae67
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae64
03.001 Orange Swift Triodia sylvina Hepialidae63
73.327 Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae62
73.365 Autumnal Rustic Eugnorisma glareosa Noctuidae61
63.075 Eudonia pallida Crambidae60
70.077 Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata Geometridae60
70.061 Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata Geometridae59
70.200 Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata Geometridae59
62.075 Gold Triangle Hypsopygia costalis Pyralidae57
49.341 Cydia splendana Tortricidae56
15.089 Cameraria ohridella Gracillariidae55
63.057 Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis Crambidae55
73.274 Cabbage Moth Mamestra brassicae Noctuidae55
70.033 Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria Geometridae54
31.001 Carcina quercana Peleopodidae53
70.081 Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata Geometridae52
72.076 Clifden Nonpareil (Blue Underwing) Catocala fraxini Erebidae50
73.001 Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae50
73.064 Mouse Moth Amphipyra tragopoginis Noctuidae50
72.061 Pinion-streaked Snout Schrankia costaestrigalis Erebidae49
73.084 Marbled Beauty Bryophila domestica Noctuidae48
73.109 Straw Underwing Thalpophila matura Noctuidae45
72.035 Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata Erebidae44
73.002 Dark Spectacle Abrostola triplasia Noctuidae42
70.038 Vestal Rhodometra sacraria Geometridae41
73.181 Pink-barred Sallow Xanthia togata Noctuidae41
70.023 Mullein Wave Scopula marginepunctata Geometridae40
73.225 Brindled Green Dryobotodes eremita Noctuidae39
72.044 Dingy Footman Eilema griseola Erebidae38
72.078 Red Underwing Catocala nupta Erebidae38
73.063 Svensson's Copper Underwing Amphipyra berbera Noctuidae38
49.071 Acleris emargana Tortricidae37
63.006 Pyrausta aurata Crambidae37
73.144 Small Wainscot Denticucullus pygmina Noctuidae37
72.017 Vapourer Orgyia antiqua Erebidae36
73.293 Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura Noctuidae36
35.038 Bryotropha domestica Gelechiidae35
70.011 Single-dotted Wave Idaea dimidiata Geometridae35
70.193 Lesser Treble-bar Aplocera efformata Geometridae35
73.356 Heath Rustic Xestia agathina Noctuidae35
73.358 Six-striped Rustic Xestia sexstrigata Noctuidae33
21.001 Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella Lyonetiidae31
49.261 Crocidosema plebejana Tortricidae31
72.041 Four-spotted Footman Lithosia quadra Erebidae31
17.010 Ypsolopha parenthesella Ypsolophidae30
65.014 Oak Lutestring Cymatophorina diluta Drepanidae29
73.096 Uncertain Hoplodrina octogenaria Noctuidae29
73.346 Least Yellow Underwing Noctua interjecta Noctuidae29
49.026 Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis heparana Tortricidae27
49.255 Epinotia nisella Tortricidae27
63.074 Eudonia mercurella Crambidae27
69.004 Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli Sphingidae27
73.233 Black Rustic Aporophyla nigra Noctuidae27
49.161 Celypha striana Tortricidae24
62.006 Wax Moth Galleria mellonella Pyralidae24
70.079 Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae23
71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma Notodontidae23
10.003 Coptotriche marginea Tischeriidae22
49.249 Epinotia ramella Tortricidae22
70.087 Purple Bar Cosmorhoe ocellata Geometridae22
73.295 Delicate Mythimna vitellina Noctuidae22
35.123 Scrobipalpa costella Gelechiidae21
49.023 Pandemis cinnamomeana Tortricidae21
63.059 Evergestis limbata Crambidae21
70.095 Red-green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae21
70.227 Bordered Beauty Epione repandaria Geometridae21
73.097 Rustic Hoplodrina blanda Noctuidae21
73.187 Brown-spot Pinion Agrochola litura Noctuidae21
73.235 Feathered Ranunculus Polymixis lichenea Noctuidae21
73.355 Neglected Rustic Xestia castanea Noctuidae21
20.012 Argyresthia goedartella Argyresthiidae20
41.003 Blastobasis lacticolella Blastobasidae20
62.072 Meal Moth Pyralis farinalis Pyralidae20
63.005 Pyrausta despicata Crambidae20
63.073 Eudonia truncicolella Crambidae20
70.270 Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae20
72.010 Black Arches Lymantria monacha Erebidae20
73.179 Orange Sallow Tiliacea citrago Noctuidae20
49.138 Neocochylis molliculana Tortricidae19
63.090 Agriphila inquinatella Crambidae19
70.128 Pretty Chalk Carpet Melanthia procellata Geometridae19
72.019 Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea Erebidae19
17.012 Ypsolopha sequella Ypsolophidae18
49.150 Apotomis betuletana Tortricidae18
49.338 Codling Moth Cydia pomonella Tortricidae18
32.017 Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae17
62.029 Phycita roborella Pyralidae17
63.116 Small China-mark Cataclysta lemnata Crambidae17
70.052 Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata Geometridae17
72.026 Garden Tiger Arctia caja Erebidae17
73.045 Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis Noctuidae17
73.076 Scarce Bordered Straw or Old World Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Noctuidae17
73.324 Crescent Dart Agrotis trux Noctuidae17
35.010 Aproaerema anthyllidella Gelechiidae16
49.038 Clepsis consimilana Tortricidae16
49.139 Cochylichroa atricapitana Tortricidae16
70.094 Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata Geometridae16
72.069 Beautiful Hook-tip Laspeyria flexula Erebidae16
49.030 Carnation Tortrix Cacoecimorpha pronubana Tortricidae15
62.032 Nephopterix angustella Pyralidae15
70.013 Small Fan-footed Wave Idaea biselata Geometridae15
70.278 Common Wave Cabera exanthemata Geometridae15
73.180 Barred Sallow Tiliacea aurago Noctuidae15
49.025 Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana Tortricidae14
63.117 Ringed China-mark Parapoynx stratiotata Crambidae14
70.009 Satin Wave Idaea subsericeata Geometridae14
70.017 Portland Ribbon Wave Idaea degeneraria Geometridae14
70.294 Yellow Belle Aspitates ochrearia Geometridae14
73.093 Clancy's Rustic Caradrina kadenii Noctuidae14
38.037 Elachista canapennella Elachistidae13
49.097 Cochylimorpha straminea Tortricidae13
63.109 Pediasia contaminella Crambidae13
70.053 Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designata Geometridae13
70.232 Large Thorn Ennomos autumnaria Geometridae13
35.031 Helcystogramma rufescens Gelechiidae12
44.001 Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae12
63.093 Agriphila straminella Crambidae12
70.051 Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia Geometridae12
72.006 Bloxworth Snout Hypena obsitalis Erebidae12
73.085 Marbled Green Bryopsis muralis Noctuidae12
73.307 Pearly Underwing Peridroma saucia Noctuidae12
49.294 Bramble Shoot Moth Notocelia uddmanniana Tortricidae11
49.313 Dichrorampha acuminatana Tortricidae11
63.048 Palpita vitrealis Crambidae11
63.091 Agriphila latistria Crambidae11
63.114 Brown China-mark Elophila nymphaeata Crambidae11
66.002 Pale Eggar Trichiura crataegi Lasiocampidae11