Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 01/04/20, 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
0708 0910111213 141516
73.249 Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Noctuidae930
73.244 Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi Noctuidae865
73.245 Small Quaker Orthosia cruda Noctuidae698
73.069 Early Grey Xylocampa areola Noctuidae689
73.242 Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta Noctuidae559
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae294
73.250 Twin-spotted Quaker Anorthoa munda Noctuidae267
70.251 Oak Beauty Biston strataria Geometridae264
70.237 Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae259
70.156 Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata Geometridae255
73.194 Chestnut Conistra vaccinii Noctuidae242
29.001   Diurnea fagella Chimabachidae239
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae183
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae136
70.245 March Moth Alsophila aescularia Geometridae118
73.032 Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli Noctuidae115
70.202 Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata Geometridae110
65.015 Frosted Green Polyploca ridens Drepanidae106
70.270 Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae104
73.247 Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis Noctuidae99
73.241 Pine Beauty Panolis flammea Noctuidae96
70.248 Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria Geometridae94
70.067 Streamer Anticlea derivata Geometridae91
44.001 Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae78
71.011 Lunar Marbled Brown Drymonia ruficornis Notodontidae71
73.336 Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa Noctuidae71
70.066 Shoulder Stripe Earophila badiata Geometridae59
73.210 Satellite Eupsilia transversa Noctuidae53
73.201 Pale Pinion Lithophane socia Noctuidae46
70.239 Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria Geometridae44
72.001 Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae41
73.113 Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae35
73.202 Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus Noctuidae34
72.022 Muslin Moth Diaphora mendica Erebidae32
73.197 Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea Noctuidae32
73.243 Blossom Underwing Orthosia miniosa Noctuidae32
02.001   Dyseriocrania subpurpurella Eriocraniidae30
32.018   Agonopterix heracliana Depressariidae25
70.226 Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae25
49.087   Acleris literana Tortricidae23
70.255 Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria Geometridae22
65.016 Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis Drepanidae21
70.203 Orange Underwing Archiearis parthenias Geometridae21
74.009 Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae21
70.103 Water Carpet Lampropteryx suffumata Geometridae20
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae16
73.200 Tawny Pinion Lithophane semibrunnea Noctuidae16
49.076   Acleris cristana Tortricidae15
70.208 Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata Geometridae15
07.007   Adela cuprella Adelidae14
70.157 Oak-tree Pug Eupithecia dodoneata Geometridae14
71.016 Great Prominent Peridea anceps Notodontidae14
70.095 Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae13
63.069   Eudonia angustea Crambidae12
73.195 Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula Noctuidae12
32.007   Agonopterix ocellana Depressariidae11
32.017   Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae11
32.039   Depressaria daucella Depressariidae11
40.008   Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae11
70.246 Small Brindled Beauty Apocheima hispidaria Geometridae11
71.013 Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac Notodontidae11
73.246 Lead-coloured Drab Orthosia populeti Noctuidae11
73.337 White-marked Cerastis leucographa Noctuidae11
32.035   Agonopterix yeatiana Depressariidae10
40.006   Mompha jurassicella Momphidae10
73.329 Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae10
12.027 Case-bearing Clothes Moth Tinea pellionella Tineidae9
32.031   Agonopterix alstromeriana Depressariidae9
69.010 Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae9
70.081 Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata Geometridae9
70.204 Light Orange Underwing Boudinotiana notha Geometridae9
73.327 Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae8
70.257 Waved Umber Menophra abruptaria Geometridae7
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae7
17.001   Ypsolopha mucronella Ypsolophidae6
17.011   Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolophidae6
28.019   Esperia sulphurella Oecophoridae6
70.101 Mottled Grey Colostygia multistrigaria Geometridae6
70.142 V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata Geometridae6
73.045 Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis Noctuidae6
18.001 Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae5
32.002   Semioscopis steinkellneriana Depressariidae5
32.011   Agonopterix scopariella Depressariidae5
49.044   Tortricodes alternella Tortricidae5
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria Drepanidae5
70.225 Horse Chestnut Pachycnemia hippocastanaria Geometridae5
71.017 Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremula Notodontidae5
71.023 Scarce Prominent Odontosia carmelita Notodontidae5
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae5
15.011   Caloptilia falconipennella Gracillariidae4
63.052 Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae4
70.183 Common Pug Eupithecia vulgata Geometridae4
71.012 Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius Notodontidae4
72.015 Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda Erebidae4
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae4
12.026 Common Clothes Moth Tineola bisselliella Tineidae3
15.012   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae3
15.014   Gracillaria syringella Gracillariidae3
19.011 Leek Moth Acrolepiopsis assectella Glyphipterigidae3
46.001   Schreckensteinia festaliella Schreckensteiniidae3
62.001 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella Pyralidae3
70.079 Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae3
70.200 Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata Geometridae3
70.222 Brown Silver-line Petrophora chlorosata Geometridae3
73.058 Mullein Cucullia verbasci Noctuidae3
02.008   Eriocrania sangii Eriocraniidae2
12.039   Monopis crocicapitella Tineidae2
15.004   Caloptilia elongella Gracillariidae2
15.005   Caloptilia betulicola Gracillariidae2
15.006   Caloptilia rufipennella Gracillariidae2
15.017   Calybites phasianipennella Gracillariidae2
15.028   Parornix anglicella Gracillariidae2
15.028   Parornix anglicella Gracillariidae2
21.001 Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella Lyonetiidae2
28.024   Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae2
32.001   Semioscopis avellanella Depressariidae2
32.015   Agonopterix subpropinquella Depressariidae2
32.036 Parsnip Moth Depressaria radiella Depressariidae2
32.047   Depressaria chaerophylli Depressariidae2
35.033   Platyedra subcinerea Gelechiidae2
35.123   Scrobipalpa costella Gelechiidae2
40.005   Mompha divisella Momphidae2
40.007   Mompha bradleyi Momphidae2
49.073   Acleris schalleriana Tortricidae2
49.083   Acleris ferrugana Tortricidae2
63.005   Pyrausta despicata Crambidae2
70.036 Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria Geometridae2
70.111 Small White Wave Asthena albulata Geometridae2
70.182 Currant Pug Eupithecia assimilata Geometridae2
70.201 Barred Tooth-striped Trichopteryx polycommata Geometridae2
70.247 Pale Brindled Beauty Phigalia pilosaria Geometridae2
70.282 Early Moth Theria primaria Geometridae2
71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma Notodontidae2
71.020 Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina Notodontidae2
71.027 Chocolate-tip Clostera curtula Notodontidae2
72.006 Bloxworth Snout Hypena obsitalis Erebidae2
72.024 Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa Erebidae2
73.209 Red Sword-grass Xylena vetusta Noctuidae2
73.248 Northern Drab Orthosia opima Noctuidae2
02.007   Eriocrania semipurpurella Eriocraniidae1
08.002   Incurvaria masculella Incurvariidae1
11.004 Lesser Lichen Case-bearer Dahlica inconspicuella Psychidae1
12.034 Brown-dotted Clothes Moth Niditinea fuscella Tineidae1
12.036 Skin Moth Monopis laevigella Tineidae1
15.003   Caloptilia populetorum Gracillariidae1
15.008   Caloptilia alchimiella Gracillariidae1
15.009   Caloptilia robustella Gracillariidae1
15.025   Parornix betulae Gracillariidae1
15.089   Cameraria ohridella Gracillariidae1
19.014   Acrolepia autumnitella Glyphipterigidae1
24.001   Bedellia somnulentella Bedelliidae1
32.009   Agonopterix purpurea Depressariidae1
32.023   Agonopterix rotundella Depressariidae1
35.109   Scrobipalpa acuminatella Gelechiidae1
38.036   Elachista humilis Elachistidae1
38.037   Elachista canapennella Elachistidae1
47.005   Epermenia chaerophyllella Epermeniidae1
48.001   Anthophila fabriciana Choreutidae1
49.015 Variegated Golden Tortrix Archips xylosteana Tortricidae1
49.084   Acleris notana Tortricidae1
49.325   Cydia ulicetana Tortricidae1
49.354   Grapholita jungiella Tortricidae1
49.363   Pammene argyrana Tortricidae1
62.005 Lesser Wax Moth Achroia grisella Pyralidae1
62.062 Indian Meal Moth Plodia interpunctella Pyralidae1
63.074   Eudonia mercurella Crambidae1
65.007 Chinese Character Cilix glaucata Drepanidae1
68.001 Emperor Moth Saturnia pavonia Saturniidae1
70.050 Balsam Carpet Xanthorhoe biriviata Geometridae1
70.054 Silver-ground Carpet Xanthorhoe montanata Geometridae1
70.126 Small Waved Umber Horisme vitalbata Geometridae1
70.168 Narrow-winged Pug Eupithecia nanata Geometridae1
70.184 Mottled Pug Eupithecia exiguata Geometridae1
70.218 Latticed Heath Chiasmia clathrata Geometridae1
70.274 Grey Birch Aethalura punctulata Geometridae1
70.275 Common Heath Ematurga atomaria Geometridae1
70.279 White-pinion Spotted Lomographa bimaculata Geometridae1
71.005 Sallow Kitten Furcula furcula Notodontidae1
72.049 Orange Footman Eilema sororcula Erebidae1
72.083 Burnet Companion Euclidia glyphica Erebidae1
73.001 Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae1
73.002 Dark Spectacle Abrostola triplasia Noctuidae1
73.217 Lunar-spotted Pinion Cosmia pyralina Noctuidae1
73.267 Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea Noctuidae1
73.307 Pearly Underwing Peridroma saucia Noctuidae1
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae1
74.004 Least Black Arches Nola confusalis Nolidae1