Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 14/07/20, 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
70.016 Riband Wave Idaea aversata Geometridae1473
73.162 Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae1306
72.045 Common Footman Eilema lurideola Erebidae1252
63.080   Chrysoteuchia culmella Crambidae1083
73.096 Uncertain Hoplodrina octogenaria Noctuidae1061
72.019 Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea Erebidae1011
73.267 Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea Noctuidae989
73.342 Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae978
73.317 Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis Noctuidae962
70.258 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae888
62.077   Endotricha flammealis Pyralidae876
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae773
73.097 Rustic Hoplodrina blanda Noctuidae770
72.035 Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata Erebidae765
69.016 Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila elpenor Sphingidae762
65.009 Buff Arches Habrosyne pyritoides Drepanidae729
73.047 Coronet Craniophora ligustri Noctuidae722
72.044 Dingy Footman Eilema griseola Erebidae715
73.298 Clay Mythimna ferrago Noctuidae707
70.241 Scalloped Oak Crocallis elinguaria Geometridae675
73.216 Dun-bar Cosmia trapezina Noctuidae672
63.038 Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis Crambidae660
70.011 Single-dotted Wave Idaea dimidiata Geometridae636
72.024 Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa Erebidae617
72.046 Scarce Footman Eilema complana Erebidae609
73.361 Double Square-spot Xestia triangulum Noctuidae596
73.293 Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura Noctuidae595
73.032 Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli Noctuidae581
70.013 Small Fan-footed Wave Idaea biselata Geometridae579
70.252 Peppered Moth Biston betularia Geometridae578
73.329 Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae566
70.207 Clouded Border Lomaspilis marginata Geometridae565
63.093   Agriphila straminella Crambidae563
63.025 Small Magpie Anania hortulata Crambidae552
72.013 Yellow-tail Euproctis similis Erebidae521
70.226 Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae515
69.003 Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi Sphingidae501
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae495
73.328 Flame Axylia putris Noctuidae492
71.025 Buff-tip Phalera bucephala Notodontidae483
70.237 Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae480
72.010 Black Arches Lymantria monacha Erebidae477
63.074   Eudonia mercurella Crambidae463
72.003 Snout Hypena proboscidalis Erebidae461
18.001 Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae452
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae438
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae419
70.243 Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria Geometridae412
73.343 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata Noctuidae403
70.074 July Highflier Hydriomena furcata Geometridae394
72.053 Fan-foot Herminia tarsipennalis Erebidae379
70.305 Common Emerald Hemithea aestivaria Geometridae377
72.043 Buff Footman Eilema depressa Erebidae368
63.067   Eudonia lacustrata Crambidae358
54.008 Six-spot Burnet Zygaena filipendulae Zygaenidae354
41.002   Blastobasis adustella Blastobasidae350
49.161   Celypha striana Tortricidae347
73.345 Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes Noctuidae344
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae340
73.270 Dot Moth Melanchra persicariae Noctuidae336
63.018   Anania coronata Crambidae329
28.010 Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae324
70.006 Dwarf Cream Wave Idaea fuscovenosa Geometridae324
73.291 Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Noctuidae317
73.001 Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae311
62.070   Synaphe punctalis Pyralidae302
31.001   Carcina quercana Peleopodidae297
63.081   Crambus pascuella Crambidae294
73.338 True Lover's Knot Lycophotia porphyrea Noctuidae293
66.003 Lackey Malacosoma neustria Lasiocampidae292
66.010 Drinker Euthrix potatoria Lasiocampidae292
73.092 Mottled Rustic Caradrina morpheus Noctuidae288
63.088   Crambus perlella Crambidae285
62.001 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella Pyralidae282
72.012 Brown-tail Euproctis chrysorrhoea Erebidae282
73.120 Dusky Sallow Eremobia ochroleuca Noctuidae281
72.069 Beautiful Hook-tip Laspeyria flexula Erebidae276
16.001 Bird-cherry Ermine Yponomeuta evonymella Yponomeutidae275
70.236 September Thorn Ennomos erosaria Geometridae275
49.109   Agapeta hamana Tortricidae274
70.142 V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata Geometridae274
73.045 Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis Noctuidae272
73.348 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthe Noctuidae269
49.341   Cydia splendana Tortricidae266
62.029   Phycita roborella Pyralidae264
70.049 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae263
73.320 Heart & Club Agrotis clavis Noctuidae257
49.338 Codling Moth Cydia pomonella Tortricidae253
63.006   Pyrausta aurata Crambidae250
63.034   Udea prunalis Crambidae248
70.265 Mottled Beauty Alcis repandata Geometridae244
73.172 Cloaked Minor Mesoligia furuncula Noctuidae237
70.024 Small Blood-vein Scopula imitaria Geometridae236
49.004 Red-barred Tortrix Ditula angustiorana Tortricidae235
70.280 Clouded Silver Lomographa temerata Geometridae233
70.061 Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata Geometridae224
49.265   Eucosma cana Tortricidae216
70.270 Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae216
49.166   Celypha lacunana Tortricidae213
72.002 Straw Dot Rivula sericealis Erebidae210
49.062   Acleris forsskaleana Tortricidae205
62.048   Euzophera pinguis Pyralidae205
72.026 Garden Tiger Arctia caja Erebidae203
69.007 Pine Hawk-moth Sphinx pinastri Sphingidae200
49.038   Clepsis consimilana Tortricidae199
65.005 Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria Drepanidae199
70.277 Common White Wave Cabera pusaria Geometridae199
73.012 Burnished Brass Diachrysia chrysitis Noctuidae199
70.288 Brussels Lace Cleorodes lichenaria Geometridae197
65.007 Chinese Character Cilix glaucata Drepanidae195
49.294 Bramble Shoot Moth Notocelia uddmanniana Tortricidae193
63.115 Water Veneer Acentria ephemerella Crambidae193
70.133 Small Rivulet Perizoma alchemillata Geometridae188
49.026 Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis heparana Tortricidae187
70.144 Green Pug Pasiphila rectangulata Geometridae185
63.052 Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae181
28.014   Crassa unitella Oecophoridae179
71.020 Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina Notodontidae179
63.099   Catoptria pinella Crambidae177
70.059 Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata Geometridae177
49.025 Barred Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis cerasana Tortricidae176
70.029 Blood-Vein Timandra comae Geometridae175
70.302 Small Emerald Hemistola chrysoprasaria Geometridae175
65.002 Oak Hook-tip Watsonalla binaria Drepanidae174
35.040   Bryotropha terrella Gelechiidae172
49.224 Bud Moth Spilonota ocellana Tortricidae171
71.013 Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac Notodontidae171
70.051 Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia Geometridae169
63.090   Agriphila inquinatella Crambidae166
73.046 Poplar Grey Subacronicta megacephala Noctuidae163
53.001 Festoon Apoda limacodes Limacodidae160
70.093 Barred Straw Gandaritis pyraliata Geometridae159
72.041 Four-spotted Footman Lithosia quadra Erebidae158
62.035   Acrobasis advenella Pyralidae157
44.001 Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae156
70.173 Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata Geometridae155
63.102   Catoptria falsella Crambidae152
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae152
70.299 Large Emerald Geometra papilionaria Geometridae149
28.024   Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae147
72.055 Small Fan-foot Herminia grisealis Erebidae146
74.002 Kent Black Arches Meganola albula Nolidae146
70.278 Common Wave Cabera exanthemata Geometridae143
70.008 Small Dusty Wave Idaea seriata Geometridae142
70.036 Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria Geometridae142
21.001 Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella Lyonetiidae140
71.009 Lobster Moth Stauropus fagi Notodontidae140
69.006 Privet Hawk-moth Sphinx ligustri Sphingidae139
70.094 Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata Geometridae138
70.212 Sharp-angled Peacock Macaria alternata Geometridae138
73.040 Miller Acronicta leporina Noctuidae138
62.076   Hypsopygia glaucinalis Pyralidae134
71.012 Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius Notodontidae134
70.283 Light Emerald Campaea margaritaria Geometridae133
73.024 Marbled White Spot Deltote pygarga Noctuidae133
73.169 Common Rustic Mesapamea secalis Noctuidae133
45.010 Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae132
72.001 Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae130
73.163 Light Arches Apamea lithoxylaea Noctuidae130
74.008 Green Silver-lines Pseudoips prasinana Nolidae129
70.089 Phoenix Eulithis prunata Geometridae128
45.030 White Plume Pterophorus pentadactyla Pterophoridae125
35.047   Bryotropha affinis Gelechiidae124
62.075 Gold Triangle Hypsopygia costalis Pyralidae124
63.028 European Corn-borer Ostrinia nubilalis Crambidae122
27.001   Oegoconia quadripuncta Autostichidae119
49.013 Large Fruit-tree Tortrix Archips podana Tortricidae117
69.017 Small Elephant Hawk-moth Deilephila porcellus Sphingidae117
70.012 Treble Brown Spot Idaea trigeminata Geometridae116
35.028   Brachmia blandella Gelechiidae112
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria Drepanidae112
70.239 Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria Geometridae112
73.084 Marbled Beauty Bryophila domestica Noctuidae110
73.114 Small Angle Shades Euplexia lucipara Noctuidae110
63.064   Scoparia ambigualis Crambidae109
49.367   Pammene fasciana Tortricidae107
70.077 Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata Geometridae104
49.015 Variegated Golden Tortrix Archips xylosteana Tortricidae102
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae102
20.012   Argyresthia goedartella Argyresthiidae100
28.015   Batia lunaris Oecophoridae99
35.031   Helcystogramma rufescens Gelechiidae99
49.091   Pseudargyrotoza conwagana Tortricidae98
70.205 Magpie Abraxas grossulariata Geometridae97
73.297 White-point Mythimna albipuncta Noctuidae97
50.002 Leopard Moth Zeuzera pyrina Cossidae96
15.089   Cameraria ohridella Gracillariidae95
70.214 Tawny-barred Angle Macaria liturata Geometridae95
49.077 Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana Tortricidae92
70.227 Bordered Beauty Epione repandaria Geometridae92
73.039 Sycamore Acronicta aceris Noctuidae92
70.045 Shaded Broad-bar Scotopteryx chenopodiata Geometridae91
73.099 Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae91
70.114 Small Yellow Wave Hydrelia flammeolaria Geometridae88
70.235 Dusky Thorn Ennomos fuscantaria Geometridae87
73.085 Marbled Green Nyctobrya muralis Noctuidae87
70.146 Haworth's Pug Eupithecia haworthiata Geometridae86
41.003   Blastobasis lacticolella Blastobasidae84
65.008 Peach Blossom Thyatira batis Drepanidae84
70.004 Least Carpet Idaea rusticata Geometridae84