Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 17/08/22, 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
73.348 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthe Noctuidae1203
70.226 Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae1063
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae1034
70.258 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae984
73.329 Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae960
73.342 Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae919
63.089 Agriphila tristella Crambidae804
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae764
63.038 Mother of Pearl Patania ruralis Crambidae746
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae712
73.099 Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae712
73.357 Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa Noctuidae683
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae642
70.016 Riband Wave Idaea aversata Geometridae603
72.002 Straw Dot Rivula sericealis Erebidae580
41.002 Blastobasis adustella Blastobasidae578
73.131 Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea Noctuidae544
72.044 Dingy Footman Eilema griseola Erebidae541
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae527
63.093 Agriphila straminella Crambidae505
63.095 Agriphila geniculea Crambidae459
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae450
72.035 Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata Erebidae434
73.297 White-point Mythimna albipuncta Noctuidae431
70.036 Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria Geometridae420
70.061 Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata Geometridae408
72.010 Black Arches Lymantria monacha Erebidae406
49.166 Celypha lacunana Tortricidae404
73.291 Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Noctuidae392
03.001 Orange Swift Triodia sylvina Hepialidae379
73.001 Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae362
73.109 Straw Underwing Thalpophila matura Noctuidae359
70.235 Dusky Thorn Ennomos fuscantaria Geometridae355
73.216 Dun-bar Cosmia trapezina Noctuidae349
70.173 Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata Geometridae339
63.006 Pyrausta aurata Crambidae326
73.162 Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae313
73.267 Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea Noctuidae306
63.052 Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae293
73.317 Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis Noctuidae292
49.341 Cydia splendana Tortricidae275
70.049 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae270
73.045 Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis Noctuidae264
70.278 Common Wave Cabera exanthemata Geometridae263
70.059 Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata Geometridae260
71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma Notodontidae256
63.031 Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae252
45.010 Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae250
63.074 Eudonia mercurella Crambidae249
70.212 Sharp-angled Peacock Macaria alternata Geometridae246
70.241 Scalloped Oak Crocallis elinguaria Geometridae243
63.080 Chrysoteuchia culmella Crambidae241
72.026 Garden Tiger Arctia caja Erebidae241
73.358 Six-striped Rustic Xestia sexstrigata Noctuidae239
70.011 Single-dotted Wave Idaea dimidiata Geometridae234
71.012 Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius Notodontidae234
70.234 Canary-shouldered Thorn Ennomos alniaria Geometridae232
71.017 Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremula Notodontidae232
72.024 Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa Erebidae232
63.057 Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis Crambidae229
65.005 Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria Drepanidae223
28.010 Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae216
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae216
73.319 Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae215
73.172 Cloaked Minor Mesoligia furuncula Noctuidae214
18.001 Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae213
69.003 Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi Sphingidae213
63.090 Agriphila inquinatella Crambidae208
72.019 Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea Erebidae207
70.013 Small Fan-footed Wave Idaea biselata Geometridae206
70.051 Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia Geometridae201
72.030 Jersey Tiger Euplagia quadripunctaria Erebidae200
49.024 Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis corylana Tortricidae198
62.077 Endotricha flammealis Pyralidae197
73.123 Rosy Rustic Hydraecia micacea Noctuidae197
31.001 Carcina quercana Peleopodidae184
62.035 Acrobasis advenella Pyralidae184
49.077 Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana Tortricidae183
73.084 Marbled Beauty Bryophila domestica Noctuidae183
73.274 Cabbage Moth Mamestra brassicae Noctuidae180
73.096 Uncertain Hoplodrina octogenaria Noctuidae179
73.334 Small Square-spot Diarsia rubi Noctuidae179
70.200 Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata Geometridae178
73.062 Copper Underwing Amphipyra pyramidea Noctuidae178
73.343 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata Noctuidae178
73.032 Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli Noctuidae166
72.043 Buff Footman Eilema depressa Erebidae162
70.008 Small Dusty Wave Idaea seriata Geometridae160
62.029 Phycita roborella Pyralidae159
70.283 Light Emerald Campaea margaritaria Geometridae159
35.038 Bryotropha domestica Gelechiidae158
73.113 Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae152
70.029 Blood-Vein Timandra comae Geometridae151
71.020 Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina Notodontidae146
72.013 Yellow-tail Euproctis similis Erebidae144
73.345 Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes Noctuidae143
70.094 Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata Geometridae139
35.047 Bryotropha affinis Gelechiidae134
71.013 Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac Notodontidae130
21.001 Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella Lyonetiidae128
49.338 Codling Moth Cydia pomonella Tortricidae128
28.024 Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae126
70.205 Magpie Abraxas grossulariata Geometridae126
65.002 Oak Hook-tip Watsonalla binaria Drepanidae125
73.097 Rustic Hoplodrina blanda Noctuidae125
73.047 Coronet Craniophora ligustri Noctuidae122
72.046 Scarce Footman Eilema complana Erebidae119
73.064 Mouse Moth Amphipyra tragopoginis Noctuidae117
71.005 Sallow Kitten Furcula furcula Notodontidae116
72.003 Snout Hypena proboscidalis Erebidae116
72.045 Common Footman Eilema lurideola Erebidae115
73.346 Least Yellow Underwing Noctua interjecta Noctuidae115
73.327 Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae114
70.236 September Thorn Ennomos erosaria Geometridae113
70.237 Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae111
70.100 Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria Geometridae110
72.041 Four-spotted Footman Lithosia quadra Erebidae106
35.040 Bryotropha terrella Gelechiidae105
63.018 Anania coronata Crambidae104
65.007 Chinese Character Cilix glaucata Drepanidae103
49.343 Cydia amplana Tortricidae99
63.092 Agriphila selasella Crambidae99
63.102 Catoptria falsella Crambidae99
70.207 Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata Geometridae98
49.161 Celypha striana Tortricidae93
63.005 Pyrausta despicata Crambidae91
70.214 Tawny-barred Angle Macaria liturata Geometridae91
70.277 Common White Wave Cabera pusaria Geometridae90
62.048 Euzophera pinguis Pyralidae89
20.012 Argyresthia goedartella Argyresthiidae88
49.062 Acleris forsskaleana Tortricidae88
63.115 Water Veneer Acentria ephemerella Crambidae88
49.139 Cochylichroa atricapitana Tortricidae86
71.021 Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina Notodontidae86
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria Drepanidae85
73.012 Burnished Brass Diachrysia chrysitis Noctuidae85
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae84
70.052 Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata Geometridae84
54.008 Six-spot Burnet Zygaena filipendulae Zygaenidae81
73.085 Marbled Green Bryopsis muralis Noctuidae81
28.014 Crassa unitella Oecophoridae78
73.169 Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis Noctuidae77
70.252 Peppered Moth Biston betularia Geometridae76
63.099 Catoptria pinella Crambidae74
69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor Sphingidae74
70.074 July Highflier Hydriomena furcata Geometridae74
70.126 Small Waved Umber Horisme vitalbata Geometridae74
70.168 Narrow-winged Pug Eupithecia nanata Geometridae74
16.017 Swammerdamia pyrella Yponomeutidae73
73.293 Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura Noctuidae72
49.109 Agapeta hamana Tortricidae71
49.224 Bud Moth Spilonota ocellana Tortricidae71
73.082 Tree-lichen Beauty Cryphia algae Noctuidae71
70.053 Flame Carpet Xanthorhoe designata Geometridae70
63.088 Crambus perlella Crambidae69
70.133 Small Rivulet Perizoma alchemillata Geometridae69
73.281 Lychnis Hadena bicruris Noctuidae69
63.007 Pyrausta purpuralis Crambidae67
70.033 Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria Geometridae67
63.117 Ringed China-mark Parapoynx stratiotata Crambidae65
70.031 Mocha Cyclophora annularia Geometridae65
70.208 Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata Geometridae64
66.003 Lackey Malacosoma neustria Lasiocampidae63
70.193 Lesser Treble-bar Aplocera efformata Geometridae63
73.338 True Lover's Knot Lycophotia porphyrea Noctuidae63
70.142 V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata Geometridae62
27.001 Oegoconia quadripuncta Autostichidae61
72.017 Vapourer Orgyia antiqua Erebidae61
66.007 Oak Eggar Lasiocampa quercus Lasiocampidae59
15.089 Cameraria ohridella Gracillariidae58
49.026 Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis heparana Tortricidae58
63.028 European Corn-borer Ostrinia nubilalis Crambidae58
49.097 Cochylimorpha straminea Tortricidae56
69.010 Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae56
70.077 Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata Geometridae56
49.138 Neocochylis molliculana Tortricidae54
66.010 Drinker Euthrix potatoria Lasiocampidae54
73.255 Nutmeg Anarta trifolii Noctuidae54
73.298 Clay Mythimna ferrago Noctuidae54
63.067 Eudonia lacustrata Crambidae53
70.159 Cypress Pug Eupithecia phoeniceata Geometridae53
70.087 Purple Bar Cosmorhoe ocellata Geometridae52
70.211 Peacock Moth Macaria notata Geometridae52
16.004 Spindle Ermine Yponomeuta cagnagella Yponomeutidae51
62.076 Hypsopygia glaucinalis Pyralidae51
69.007 Pine Hawk-moth Sphinx pinastri Sphingidae51
70.037 Clay Triple-lines Cyclophora linearia Geometridae51
49.345 Lathronympha strigana Tortricidae50
65.008 Peach Blossom Thyatira batis Drepanidae50
49.294 Bramble Shoot Moth Notocelia uddmanniana Tortricidae49
73.128 Ear Moth Amphipoea oculea Noctuidae49
73.144 Small Wainscot Denticucullus pygmina Noctuidae47
35.123 Scrobipalpa costella Gelechiidae46
49.150 Apotomis betuletana Tortricidae46
63.025 Small Magpie Anania hortulata Crambidae46
49.025 Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana Tortricidae45
10.003 Coptotriche marginea Tischeriidae44
15.015 Aspilapteryx tringipennella Gracillariidae44
49.255 Epinotia nisella Tortricidae44
63.081 Crambus pascuella Crambidae44