Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 30/10/20, 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
Records
1011 1213141516 171819
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae398
70.244 Feathered Thorn Colotois pennaria Geometridae297
73.189 Red-line Quaker Agrochola lota Noctuidae286
70.095 Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae259
73.190 Yellow-line Quaker Agrochola macilenta Noctuidae258
73.342 Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae258
73.186 Beaded Chestnut Agrochola lychnidis Noctuidae248
73.233 Black Rustic Aporophyla nigra Noctuidae235
63.031 Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae233
73.068 Green-brindled Crescent Allophyes oxyacanthae Noctuidae228
70.097 Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata Geometridae213
73.224 Merveille du Jour Griposia aprilina Noctuidae203
73.206 Blair's Shoulder-knot Lithophane leautieri Noctuidae168
73.194 Chestnut Conistra vaccinii Noctuidae155
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae125
73.113 Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae125
70.081 Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata Geometridae115
70.083 Cypress Carpet Thera cupressata Geometridae110
73.134 Large Wainscot Rhizedra lutosa Noctuidae106
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae102
73.192 Brick Agrochola circellaris Noctuidae101
70.077 Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata Geometridae96
70.079 Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae92
73.180 Barred Sallow Tiliacea aurago Noctuidae86
70.107 November Moth Epirrita dilutata Geometridae84
63.052 Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae76
73.319 Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae75
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae71
28.024   Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae65
18.001 Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae64
73.345 Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes Noctuidae60
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae57
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae56
49.069   Acleris sparsana Tortricidae52
70.256 Mottled Umber Erannis defoliaria Geometridae52
73.210 Satellite Eupsilia transversa Noctuidae52
73.193 Lunar Underwing Omphaloscelis lunosa Noctuidae50
73.195 Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula Noctuidae49
73.223 Oak Rustic Dryobota labecula Noctuidae48
73.065 Sprawler Asteroscopus sphinx Noctuidae46
73.033 Figure of Eight Diloba caeruleocephala Noctuidae45
63.069   Eudonia angustea Crambidae41
73.182 Sallow Cirrhia icteritia Noctuidae40
73.235 Feathered Ranunculus Polymixis lichenea Noctuidae40
15.040   Phyllonorycter messaniella Gracillariidae36
70.038 Vestal Rhodometra sacraria Geometridae36
73.327 Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae34
45.010 Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae33
63.048   Palpita vitrealis Crambidae32
70.047 Gem Nycterosea obstipata Geometridae32
73.297 White-point Mythimna albipuncta Noctuidae31
66.001 December Moth Poecilocampa populi Lasiocampidae26
73.202 Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus Noctuidae26
70.033 Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria Geometridae23
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae22
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae21
49.261   Crocidosema plebejana Tortricidae21
70.109 Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata Geometridae19
73.076 Scarce Bordered Straw or Old World Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Noctuidae19
35.123   Scrobipalpa costella Gelechiidae17
70.049 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae17
72.003 Snout Hypena proboscidalis Erebidae16
73.300 L-album Wainscot Mythimna l-album Noctuidae15
73.295 Delicate Mythimna vitellina Noctuidae14
73.229 Flame Brocade Trigonophora flammea Noctuidae13
17.011   Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolophidae12
49.077 Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana Tortricidae12
70.070 Mallow Larentia clavaria Geometridae12
70.258 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae12
15.007 Azalea Leaf Miner Caloptilia azaleella Gracillariidae11
41.003   Blastobasis lacticolella Blastobasidae11
62.076   Hypsopygia glaucinalis Pyralidae11
70.108 Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi Geometridae11
73.307 Pearly Underwing Peridroma saucia Noctuidae11
72.006 Bloxworth Snout Hypena obsitalis Erebidae10
73.181 Pink-barred Sallow Xanthia togata Noctuidae10
73.357 Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa Noctuidae10
44.001 Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae9
49.073   Acleris schalleriana Tortricidae9
70.106 Winter Moth Operophtera brumata Geometridae9
73.123 Rosy Rustic Hydraecia micacea Noctuidae9
73.187 Brown-spot Pinion Agrochola litura Noctuidae9
73.225 Brindled Green Dryobotodes eremita Noctuidae9
32.017   Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae8
73.093 Clancy's Rustic Caradrina kadenii Noctuidae8
73.099 Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae8
74.009 Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae8
49.071   Acleris emargana Tortricidae7
69.010 Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae7
70.226 Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae7
72.017 Vapourer Orgyia antiqua Erebidae7
15.017   Calybites phasianipennella Gracillariidae6
29.002   Diurnea lipsiella Chimabachidae6
15.012   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae5
32.018   Agonopterix heracliana Depressariidae5
41.002   Blastobasis adustella Blastobasidae5
41.004   Blastobasis vittata Blastobasidae5
49.038   Clepsis consimilana Tortricidae5
63.038 Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis Crambidae5
63.044   Diasemiopsis ramburialis Crambidae5
70.243 Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria Geometridae5
70.254 Scarce Umber Agriopis aurantiaria Geometridae5
72.002 Straw Dot Rivula sericealis Erebidae5
72.041 Four-spotted Footman Lithosia quadra Erebidae5
72.043 Buff Footman Eilema depressa Erebidae5
73.087 Small Mottled Willow Spodoptera exigua Noctuidae5
73.131 Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea Noctuidae5
73.296 White-speck Mythimna unipuncta Noctuidae5
24.001   Bedellia somnulentella Bedelliidae4
28.010 Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae4
48.001   Anthophila fabriciana Choreutidae4
63.006   Pyrausta aurata Crambidae4
70.195 Streak Chesias legatella Geometridae4
72.035 Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata Erebidae4
73.121 Frosted Orange Gortyna flavago Noctuidae4
73.162 Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae4
73.183 Dusky-lemon Sallow Cirrhia gilvago Noctuidae4
06.003   Heliozela sericiella Heliozelidae3
12.038   Monopis obviella Tineidae3
15.006   Caloptilia rufipennella Gracillariidae3
15.014   Gracillaria syringella Gracillariidae3
31.001   Carcina quercana Peleopodidae3
34.009   Cosmopterix pulchrimella Cosmopterigidae3
47.005   Epermenia chaerophyllella Epermeniidae3
49.080   Acleris hastiana Tortricidae3
49.086   Acleris logiana Tortricidae3
49.091   Pseudargyrotoza conwagana Tortricidae3
62.006 Wax Moth Galleria mellonella Pyralidae3
62.077   Endotricha flammealis Pyralidae3
63.054 Box-tree Moth Cydalima perspectalis Crambidae3
70.029 Blood-Vein Timandra comae Geometridae3
70.142 V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata Geometridae3
72.057 Plumed Fan-foot Pechipogo plumigeralis Erebidae3
72.061 Pinion-streaked Snout Schrankia costaestrigalis Erebidae3
72.076 Clifden Nonpareil (Blue Underwing) Catocala fraxini Erebidae3
73.197 Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea Noctuidae3
73.231 Deep-brown Dart Aporophyla lutulenta Noctuidae3
73.291 Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Noctuidae3
73.330 Radford's Flame Shoulder Ochropleura leucogaster Noctuidae3
12.039   Monopis crocicapitella Tineidae2
12.048   Psychoides filicivora Tineidae2
15.010   Caloptilia stigmatella Gracillariidae2
15.089   Cameraria ohridella Gracillariidae2
17.009   Ypsolopha sylvella Ypsolophidae2
21.001 Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella Lyonetiidae2
49.066   Acleris laterana Tortricidae2
49.070 Rhomboid Tortrix Acleris rhombana Tortricidae2
49.255   Epinotia nisella Tortricidae2
62.072 Meal Moth Pyralis farinalis Pyralidae2
62.075 Gold Triangle Hypsopygia costalis Pyralidae2
63.040   Mecyna asinalis Crambidae2
63.047   Spoladea recurvalis Crambidae2
63.074   Eudonia mercurella Crambidae2
70.100 Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria Geometridae2
70.235 Dusky Thorn Ennomos fuscantaria Geometridae2
70.283 Light Emerald Campaea margaritaria Geometridae2
72.044 Dingy Footman Eilema griseola Erebidae2
73.136 Bulrush Wainscot Nonagria typhae Noctuidae2
73.191 Southern Chestnut Agrochola haematidea Noctuidae2
73.234 Brindled Ochre Dasypolia templi Noctuidae2
73.329 Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae2
73.348 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthe Noctuidae2
73.365 Autumnal Rustic Eugnorisma glareosa Noctuidae2
15.003   Caloptilia populetorum Gracillariidae1
15.015   Aspilapteryx tringipennella Gracillariidae1
15.018   Povolnya leucapennella Gracillariidae1
15.043   Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae Gracillariidae1
15.053 Firethorn Leaf Miner Phyllonorycter leucographella Gracillariidae1
15.083   Phyllonorycter trifasciella Gracillariidae1
16.010   Zelleria hepariella Yponomeutidae1
16.017   Swammerdamia pyrella Yponomeutidae1
17.001   Ypsolopha mucronella Ypsolophidae1
17.010   Ypsolopha parenthesella Ypsolophidae1
19.014   Acrolepia autumnitella Glyphipterigidae1
32.007   Agonopterix ocellana Depressariidae1
32.011   Agonopterix scopariella Depressariidae1
32.035   Agonopterix yeatiana Depressariidae1
32.039   Depressaria daucella Depressariidae1
35.010   Aproaerema anthyllidella Gelechiidae1
35.033   Platyedra subcinerea Gelechiidae1
35.065   Monochroa cytisella Gelechiidae1
35.109   Scrobipalpa acuminatella Gelechiidae1
40.006   Mompha jurassicella Momphidae1
48.007 Apple Leaf Skeletonizer Choreutis pariana Choreutidae1
49.013 Large Fruit-tree Tortrix Archips podana Tortricidae1
49.015 Variegated Golden Tortrix Archips xylosteana Tortricidae1
49.075   Acleris umbrana Tortricidae1
49.076   Acleris cristana Tortricidae1
49.082   Acleris hyemana Tortricidae1
49.087   Acleris literana Tortricidae1
49.111   Eupoecilia angustana Tortricidae1
49.249   Epinotia ramella Tortricidae1
49.315   Dichrorampha simpliciana Tortricidae1
62.032   Nephopterix angustella Pyralidae1
62.035   Acrobasis advenella Pyralidae1
62.062 Indian Meal Moth Plodia interpunctella Pyralidae1
63.046   Duponchelia fovealis Crambidae1
63.064   Scoparia ambigualis Crambidae1
63.067   Eudonia lacustrata Crambidae1
63.073   Eudonia truncicolella Crambidae1