Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 27/07/21, 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
1011 1213141516 171819
70.016 Riband Wave Idaea aversata Geometridae1426
73.162 Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae1142
72.045 Common Footman Eilema lurideola Erebidae1090
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae991
73.342 Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae981
70.258 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae968
63.080   Chrysoteuchia culmella Crambidae965
72.044 Dingy Footman Eilema griseola Erebidae957
73.096 Uncertain Hoplodrina octogenaria Noctuidae944
72.019 Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea Erebidae860
72.024 Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa Erebidae858
73.267 Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea Noctuidae856
62.077   Endotricha flammealis Pyralidae847
72.035 Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata Erebidae819
73.216 Dun-bar Cosmia trapezina Noctuidae809
70.241 Scalloped Oak Crocallis elinguaria Geometridae776
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae762
73.097 Rustic Hoplodrina blanda Noctuidae750
63.038 Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis Crambidae744
70.011 Single-dotted Wave Idaea dimidiata Geometridae715
73.329 Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae713
63.093   Agriphila straminella Crambidae687
73.032 Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli Noctuidae661
70.013 Small Fan-footed Wave Idaea biselata Geometridae629
70.226 Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae627
72.010 Black Arches Lymantria monacha Erebidae597
73.317 Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis Noctuidae592
73.298 Clay Mythimna ferrago Noctuidae589
72.013 Yellow-tail Euproctis similis Erebidae575
73.047 Coronet Craniophora ligustri Noctuidae560
72.046 Scarce Footman Eilema complana Erebidae554
69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor Sphingidae542
73.348 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthe Noctuidae533
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae523
70.252 Peppered Moth Biston betularia Geometridae517
65.009 Buff Arches Habrosyne pyritoides Drepanidae508
63.074   Eudonia mercurella Crambidae496
18.001 Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae494
73.293 Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura Noctuidae465
70.237 Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae455
69.003 Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi Sphingidae449
73.361 Double Square-spot Xestia triangulum Noctuidae447
41.002   Blastobasis adustella Blastobasidae446
54.008 Six-spot Burnet Zygaena filipendulae Zygaenidae436
73.345 Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes Noctuidae432
70.207 Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata Geometridae425
70.074 July Highflier Hydriomena furcata Geometridae424
73.343 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata Noctuidae401
70.061 Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata Geometridae381
63.025 Small Magpie Anania hortulata Crambidae379
63.006   Pyrausta aurata Crambidae359
28.010 Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae351
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae350
72.043 Buff Footman Eilema depressa Erebidae342
49.341   Cydia splendana Tortricidae339
73.172 Cloaked Minor Mesoligia furuncula Noctuidae338
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae334
73.045 Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis Noctuidae332
72.002 Straw Dot Rivula sericealis Erebidae330
66.010 Drinker Euthrix potatoria Lasiocampidae326
73.001 Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae313
71.025 Buff-tip Phalera bucephala Notodontidae309
72.026 Garden Tiger Arctia caja Erebidae308
63.018   Anania coronata Crambidae307
70.051 Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia Geometridae307
31.001   Carcina quercana Peleopodidae303
73.120 Dusky Sallow Eremobia ochroleuca Noctuidae299
72.003 Snout Hypena proboscidalis Erebidae298
62.029   Phycita roborella Pyralidae296
71.020 Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina Notodontidae286
72.053 Fan-foot Herminia tarsipennalis Erebidae285
65.005 Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria Drepanidae274
49.109   Agapeta hamana Tortricidae270
63.067   Eudonia lacustrata Crambidae257
66.003 Lackey Malacosoma neustria Lasiocampidae256
49.161   Celypha striana Tortricidae254
70.133 Small Rivulet Perizoma alchemillata Geometridae254
70.173 Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata Geometridae252
70.036 Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria Geometridae250
63.052 Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae248
49.338 Codling Moth Cydia pomonella Tortricidae243
63.090   Agriphila inquinatella Crambidae243
62.048   Euzophera pinguis Pyralidae238
62.035   Acrobasis advenella Pyralidae231
73.291 Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Noctuidae231
73.328 Flame Axylia putris Noctuidae226
73.338 True Lover's Knot Lycophotia porphyrea Noctuidae226
63.099   Catoptria pinella Crambidae224
63.081   Crambus pascuella Crambidae221
35.040   Bryotropha terrella Gelechiidae220
70.049 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae220
70.212 Sharp-angled Peacock Macaria alternata Geometridae216
70.006 Dwarf Cream Wave Idaea fuscovenosa Geometridae215
63.115 Water Veneer Acentria ephemerella Crambidae214
65.002 Oak Hook-tip Watsonalla binaria Drepanidae214
62.070   Synaphe punctalis Pyralidae211
63.088   Crambus perlella Crambidae211
70.243 Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria Geometridae211
65.007 Chinese Character Cilix glaucata Drepanidae210
70.094 Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata Geometridae208
70.305 Common Emerald Hemithea aestivaria Geometridae208
49.026 Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis heparana Tortricidae200
72.012 Brown-tail Euproctis chrysorrhoea Erebidae200
70.236 September Thorn Ennomos erosaria Geometridae196
69.007 Pine Hawk-moth Sphinx pinastri Sphingidae195
70.059 Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata Geometridae193
71.013 Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac Notodontidae192
73.270 Dot Moth Melanchra persicariae Noctuidae188
16.001 Bird-cherry Ermine Yponomeuta evonymella Yponomeutidae187
49.224 Bud Moth Spilonota ocellana Tortricidae187
63.034   Udea prunalis Crambidae184
35.047   Bryotropha affinis Gelechiidae180
49.062   Acleris forsskaleana Tortricidae177
73.092 Mottled Rustic Caradrina morpheus Noctuidae177
21.001 Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella Lyonetiidae175
63.102   Catoptria falsella Crambidae175
71.012 Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius Notodontidae175
49.004 Red-barred Tortrix Ditula angustiorana Tortricidae173
44.001 Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae171
62.001 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella Pyralidae171
72.069 Beautiful Hook-tip Laspeyria flexula Erebidae171
70.142 V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata Geometridae170
49.038   Clepsis consimilana Tortricidae166
63.089   Agriphila tristella Crambidae166
73.169 Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis Noctuidae166
73.346 Least Yellow Underwing Noctua interjecta Noctuidae166
28.014   Crassa unitella Oecophoridae158
49.166   Celypha lacunana Tortricidae157
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria Drepanidae157
70.024 Small Blood-vein Scopula imitaria Geometridae157
71.005 Sallow Kitten Furcula furcula Notodontidae156
70.270 Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae155
73.084 Marbled Beauty Bryophila domestica Noctuidae155
70.239 Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria Geometridae154
45.010 Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae153
70.235 Dusky Thorn Ennomos fuscantaria Geometridae148
70.288 Brussels Lace Cleorodes lichenaria Geometridae148
49.077 Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana Tortricidae144
70.029 Blood-Vein Timandra comae Geometridae144
28.024   Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae140
72.041 Four-spotted Footman Lithosia quadra Erebidae140
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae140
70.052 Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata Geometridae139
49.265   Eucosma cana Tortricidae136
70.045 Shaded Broad-bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata Geometridae136
27.001   Oegoconia quadripuncta Autostichidae135
20.012   Argyresthia goedartella Argyresthiidae133
49.294 Bramble Shoot Moth Notocelia uddmanniana Tortricidae133
70.302 Small Emerald Hemistola chrysoprasaria Geometridae133
73.128 Ear Moth Amphipoea oculea Noctuidae131
62.076   Hypsopygia glaucinalis Pyralidae128
70.205 Magpie Abraxas grossulariata Geometridae128
70.265 Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata Geometridae122
15.089   Cameraria ohridella Gracillariidae118
63.031 Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae117
70.126 Small Waved Umber Horisme vitalbata Geometridae116
70.278 Common Wave Cabera exanthemata Geometridae116
72.001 Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae115
73.357 Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa Noctuidae115
71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma Notodontidae113
71.017 Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremula Notodontidae112
73.319 Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae112
70.008 Small Dusty Wave Idaea seriata Geometridae111
70.234 Canary-shouldered Thorn Ennomos alniaria Geometridae110
73.123 Rosy Rustic Hydraecia micacea Noctuidae109
73.099 Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae108
73.327 Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae108
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae108
16.017   Swammerdamia pyrella Yponomeutidae106
49.025 Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana Tortricidae105
71.009 Lobster Moth Stauropus fagi Notodontidae105
16.004 Spindle Ermine Yponomeuta cagnagella Yponomeutidae104
35.031   Helcystogramma rufescens Gelechiidae104
74.002 Kent Black Arches Meganola albula Nolidae104
70.277 Common White Wave Cabera pusaria Geometridae103
73.085 Marbled Green Nyctobrya muralis Noctuidae102
73.281 Lychnis Hadena bicruris Noctuidae101
62.075 Gold Triangle Hypsopygia costalis Pyralidae100
63.064   Scoparia ambigualis Crambidae100
70.299 Large Emerald Geometra papilionaria Geometridae99
70.077 Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata Geometridae98
73.297 White-point Mythimna albipuncta Noctuidae97
73.012 Burnished Brass Diachrysia chrysitis Noctuidae96
35.038   Bryotropha domestica Gelechiidae95
70.179 Wormwood Pug Eupithecia absinthiata Geometridae94
49.139   Cochylis atricapitana Tortricidae93
63.028 European Corn-borer Ostrinia nubilalis Crambidae93
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae92
69.006 Privet Hawk-moth Sphinx ligustri Sphingidae89
63.007   Pyrausta purpuralis Crambidae88
70.208 Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata Geometridae87
72.055 Small Fan-foot Herminia grisealis Erebidae86
73.171 Rosy Minor Litoligia literosa Noctuidae86
70.004 Least Carpet Idaea rusticata Geometridae85
63.032   Udea fulvalis Crambidae84
73.046 Poplar Grey Subacronicta megacephala Noctuidae83
70.031 Mocha Cyclophora annularia Geometridae81
71.021 Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina Notodontidae81
63.117 Ringed China-mark Parapoynx stratiotata Crambidae80
72.030 Jersey Tiger Euplagia quadripunctaria Erebidae80