Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 29/05/22, 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
73.101 Treble Lines Charanyca trigrammica Noctuidae928
73.317 Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis Noctuidae902
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae849
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae663
73.329 Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae653
72.020 White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda Erebidae608
72.015 Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda Erebidae579
70.226 Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae561
70.097 Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata Geometridae504
70.183 Common Pug Eupithecia vulgata Geometridae488
73.099 Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae475
70.100 Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria Geometridae445
72.049 Orange Footman Eilema sororcula Erebidae385
69.003 Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi Sphingidae369
70.258 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae352
73.267 Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea Noctuidae339
71.025 Buff-tip Phalera bucephala Notodontidae320
28.024 Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae310
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae308
03.002 Common Swift Korscheltellus lupulina Hepialidae287
70.049 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae275
49.166 Celypha lacunana Tortricidae269
49.292 Notocelia cynosbatella Tortricidae265
73.263 Light Brocade Lacanobia w-latinum Noctuidae260
72.031 Cinnabar Tyria jacobaeae Erebidae258
62.001 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella Pyralidae242
70.283 Light Emerald Campaea margaritaria Geometridae239
70.252 Peppered Moth Biston betularia Geometridae229
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae213
73.158 Rustic Shoulder-knot Apamea sordens Noctuidae211
72.022 Muslin Moth Diaphora mendica Erebidae210
70.240 Scalloped Hazel Odontopera bidentata Geometridae209
70.222 Brown Silver-line Petrophora chlorosata Geometridae206
72.019 Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea Erebidae204
63.069 Eudonia angustea Crambidae203
70.054 Silver-ground Carpet Xanthorhoe montanata Geometridae199
70.229 Speckled Yellow Pseudopanthera macularia Geometridae194
70.036 Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria Geometridae192
73.001 Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae192
70.224 Scorched Wing Plagodis dolabraria Geometridae184
73.334 Small Square-spot Diarsia rubi Noctuidae182
70.051 Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia Geometridae178
63.064 Scoparia ambigualis Crambidae168
70.061 Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata Geometridae168
74.004 Least Black Arches Nola confusalis Nolidae163
70.200 Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata Geometridae162
73.291 Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Noctuidae159
70.176 Freyer's Pug Eupithecia intricata Geometridae157
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae155
63.057 Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis Crambidae150
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae148
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae142
28.010 Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae142
70.081 Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata Geometridae141
73.113 Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae139
71.010 Marbled Brown Drymonia dodonaea Notodontidae134
63.006 Pyrausta aurata Crambidae133
18.001 Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae128
70.257 Waved Umber Menophra abruptaria Geometridae125
65.005 Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria Drepanidae123
72.083 Burnet Companion Euclidia glyphica Erebidae122
70.173 Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata Geometridae121
73.333 Ingrailed Clay Diarsia mendica Noctuidae121
70.075 May Highflier Hydriomena impluviata Geometridae120
70.207 Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata Geometridae120
71.020 Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina Notodontidae119
73.045 Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis Noctuidae117
71.013 Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac Notodontidae116
73.032 Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli Noctuidae116
49.028 Syndemis musculana Tortricidae115
73.273 Shears Hada plebeja Noctuidae115
73.297 White-point Mythimna albipuncta Noctuidae115
73.249 Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Noctuidae112
70.157 Oak-tree Pug Eupithecia dodoneata Geometridae110
71.016 Great Prominent Peridea anceps Notodontidae109
73.244 Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi Noctuidae109
40.008 Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae108
70.212 Sharp-angled Peacock Macaria alternata Geometridae106
70.086 Broken-barred Carpet Electrophaes corylata Geometridae105
70.156 Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata Geometridae105
70.184 Mottled Pug Eupithecia exiguata Geometridae101
65.007 Chinese Character Cilix glaucata Drepanidae100
71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma Notodontidae100
69.006 Privet Hawk-moth Sphinx ligustri Sphingidae98
73.342 Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae98
73.176 Middle-barred Minor Oligia fasciuncula Noctuidae96
63.025 Small Magpie Anania hortulata Crambidae95
44.001 Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae93
71.012 Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius Notodontidae92
65.002 Oak Hook-tip Watsonalla binaria Drepanidae90
70.094 Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata Geometridae89
73.156 Clouded-bordered Brindle Apamea crenata Noctuidae86
49.139 Cochylichroa atricapitana Tortricidae85
70.151 Foxglove Pug Eupithecia pulchellata Geometridae85
71.017 Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremula Notodontidae85
72.003 Snout Hypena proboscidalis Erebidae84
70.144 Green Pug Pasiphila rectangulata Geometridae82
70.280 Clouded Silver Lomographa temerata Geometridae81
72.002 Straw Dot Rivula sericealis Erebidae80
70.277 Common White Wave Cabera pusaria Geometridae78
20.005 Argyresthia trifasciata Argyresthiidae77
62.065 Ephestia woodiella Pyralidae77
70.008 Small Dusty Wave Idaea seriata Geometridae77
70.278 Common Wave Cabera exanthemata Geometridae76
35.047 Bryotropha affinis Gelechiidae75
35.033 Platyedra subcinerea Gelechiidae74
70.029 Blood-Vein Timandra comae Geometridae74
70.214 Tawny-barred Angle Macaria liturata Geometridae72
73.162 Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae72
07.015 Nematopogon swammerdamella Adelidae70
72.027 Cream-spot Tiger Arctia villica Erebidae69
49.157 Plum Tortrix Hedya pruniana Tortricidae68
73.328 Flame Axylia putris Noctuidae66
69.001 Lime Hawk-moth Mimas tiliae Sphingidae65
70.052 Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata Geometridae65
70.268 Pale Oak Beauty Hypomecis punctinalis Geometridae64
73.102 Brown Rustic Rusina ferruginea Noctuidae64
73.173 Marbled Minor Oligia strigilis Noctuidae64
73.036 Alder Moth Acronicta alni Noctuidae63
63.086 Crambus lathoniellus Crambidae62
73.319 Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae62
69.002 Eyed Hawk-moth Smerinthus ocellata Sphingidae61
20.007 Cypress Tip Moth Argyresthia cupressella Argyresthiidae59
70.012 Treble Brown Spot Idaea trigeminata Geometridae59
49.240 Epinotia immundana Tortricidae58
70.095 Red-green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae58
70.079 Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae55
70.208 Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata Geometridae55
07.001 Nemophora degeerella Adelidae54
70.027 Cream Wave Scopula floslactata Geometridae53
71.021 Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina Notodontidae53
72.084 Mother Shipton Euclidia mi Erebidae53
07.006 Adela reaumurella Adelidae52
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae52
49.338 Codling Moth Cydia pomonella Tortricidae52
70.031 Mocha Cyclophora annularia Geometridae52
70.198 Seraphim Lobophora halterata Geometridae52
73.092 Mottled Rustic Caradrina morpheus Noctuidae52
70.221 Little Thorn Cepphis advenaria Geometridae51
70.279 White-pinion Spotted Lomographa bimaculata Geometridae51
73.281 Lychnis Hadena bicruris Noctuidae51
12.033 Tinea trinotella Tineidae50
63.075 Eudonia pallida Crambidae50
70.160 White-spotted Pug Eupithecia tripunctaria Geometridae50
70.275 Common Heath Ematurga atomaria Geometridae50
15.007 Azalea Leaf Miner Caloptilia azaleella Gracillariidae49
65.010 Figure of Eighty Tethea ocularis Drepanidae49
70.199 Small Seraphim Pterapherapteryx sexalata Geometridae49
70.142 V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata Geometridae47
73.047 Coronet Craniophora ligustri Noctuidae47
28.019 Esperia sulphurella Oecophoridae46
71.027 Chocolate-tip Clostera curtula Notodontidae46
49.090 Eulia ministrana Tortricidae45
63.066 Scoparia pyralella Crambidae45
70.053 Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designata Geometridae45
73.024 Marbled White Spot Deltote pygarga Noctuidae40
49.161 Celypha striana Tortricidae38
70.162 Dwarf Pug Eupithecia tantillaria Geometridae38
70.190 Grey Pug Eupithecia subfuscata Geometridae38
73.274 Cabbage Moth Mamestra brassicae Noctuidae38
32.017 Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae37
73.012 Burnished Brass Diachrysia chrysitis Noctuidae37
73.301 Shoulder-striped Wainscot Leucania comma Noctuidae37
66.008 Fox Moth Macrothylacia rubi Lasiocampidae35
19.007 Cocksfoot Moth Glyphipterix simpliciella Glyphipterigidae34
49.091 Pseudargyrotoza conwagana Tortricidae34
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria Drepanidae34
70.059 Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata Geometridae34
71.003 Puss Moth Cerura vinula Notodontidae34
63.037 Udea olivalis Crambidae33
65.008 Peach Blossom Thyatira batis Drepanidae33
70.168 Narrow-winged Pug Eupithecia nanata Geometridae33
07.012 Nematopogon schwarziellus Adelidae32
38.004 Elachista argentella Elachistidae32
70.037 Clay Triple-lines Cyclophora linearia Geometridae32
73.327 Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae32
28.022 Alabonia geoffrella Oecophoridae31
48.001 Anthophila fabriciana Choreutidae31
49.194 Bactra lancealana Tortricidae31
70.083 Cypress Carpet Thera cupressata Geometridae31
70.171 Ochreous Pug Eupithecia indigata Geometridae31
70.211 Peacock Moth Macaria notata Geometridae31
71.005 Sallow Kitten Furcula furcula Notodontidae31
38.037 Elachista canapennella Elachistidae30
70.126 Small Waved Umber Horisme vitalbata Geometridae30
49.325 Cydia ulicetana Tortricidae29
69.007 Pine Hawk-moth Sphinx pinastri Sphingidae29
70.023 Mullein Wave Scopula marginepunctata Geometridae29
70.128 Pretty Chalk Carpet Melanthia procellata Geometridae29
70.138 Sandy Carpet Perizoma flavofasciata Geometridae29
71.011 Lunar Marbled Brown Drymonia ruficornis Notodontidae29
63.031 Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae28
70.033 Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria Geometridae28
70.111 Small White Wave Asthena albulata Geometridae28
63.016 Anania fuscalis Crambidae27
73.046 Poplar Grey Subacronicta megacephala Noctuidae27
12.016 Cork Moth Nemapogon cloacella Tineidae26
12.039 Monopis crocicapitella Tineidae26
49.307 Spotted Shoot Moth Rhyacionia pinivorana Tortricidae26
70.294 Yellow Belle Aspitates ochrearia Geometridae26