Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 21/11/17, 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 / [B&F Code] / Vernacular / ScientificFamilyImage Total
Records
04 0506070809 10111213
70.244 [1923] Feathered Thorn Colotois pennaria Geometridae129
49.039 [0998] Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae96
66.001 [1631] December Moth Poecilocampa populi Lasiocampidae88
70.106 [1799] Winter Moth Operophtera brumata Geometridae66
73.190 [2264] Yellow-line Quaker Agrochola macilenta Noctuidae56
70.254 [1933] Scarce Umber Agriopis aurantiaria Geometridae55
73.194 [2258] Chestnut Conistra vaccinii Noctuidae50
70.256 [1935] Mottled Umber Erannis defoliaria Geometridae46
70.095 [1760] Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae41
73.065 [2227] Sprawler Asteroscopus sphinx Noctuidae41
63.031 [1395] Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae31
73.015 [2441] Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae26
70.107 [1795] November Moth Epirrita dilutata Geometridae24
73.189 [2263] Red-line Quaker Agrochola lota Noctuidae18
45.044 [1524] Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae16
70.083 [1771a] Cypress Carpet Thera cupressata Geometridae15
70.079 [1769] Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae14
73.210 [2256] Satellite Eupsilia transversa Noctuidae14
73.192 [2262] Brick Agrochola circellaris Noctuidae14
70.081 [1768] Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata Geometridae12
18.001 [0464] Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae10
73.195 [2259] Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula Noctuidae10
17.011 [0461]   Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolophidae8
49.069 [1041]   Acleris sparsana Tortricidae8
63.052 [1398] Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae7
63.048 [1408]   Palpita vitrealis Crambidae7
70.077 [1767] Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata Geometridae7
70.141 [1862] Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae7
73.202 [2237] Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus Noctuidae7
73.224 [2247] Merveille du Jour Griposia aprilina Noctuidae7
35.123 [0819]   Scrobipalpa costella Gelechiidae6
49.080 [1053]   Acleris hastiana Tortricidae6
73.113 [2306] Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae6
73.327 [2091] Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae5
73.206 [2240] Blair's Shoulder-knot or Stone Pinion Lithophane leautieri Noctuidae5
73.223 [2246a] Oak Rustic Dryobota labecula Noctuidae5
12.048 [0200]   Psychoides filicivora Tineidae4
28.009 [0648] White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae4
41.003 [0874]   Blastobasis lacticolella Blastobasidae4
49.083 [1044]   Acleris ferrugana Tortricidae4
49.261 [1157]   Crocidosema plebejana Tortricidae4
45.010 [1497] Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae4
70.097 [1764] Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata Geometridae4
73.319 [2087] Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae4
73.068 [2245] Green-brindled Crescent Allophyes oxyacanthae Noctuidae4
73.186 [2267] Beaded Chestnut Agrochola lychnidis Noctuidae4
15.012 [0290]   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae3
44.001 [1288] Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae3
63.069 [1342]   Eudonia angustea Crambidae3
73.342 [2107] Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae3
73.296 [2203] American Wainscot or White-speck Mythimna unipuncta Noctuidae3
12.027 [0240] Case-bearing Clothes Moth Tinea pellionella Tineidae2
15.040 [0321]   Phyllonorycter messaniella Gracillariidae2
28.010 [0647] Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae2
49.086 [1051]   Acleris logiana Tortricidae2
70.047 [1720] Gem Nycterosea obstipata Geometridae2
70.109 [1797] Autumnal Moth Epirrita autumnata Geometridae2
70.105 [1800] Northern Winter Moth Operophtera fagata Geometridae2
70.247 [1926] Pale Brindled Beauty Phigalia pilosaria Geometridae2
73.325 [2092] Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae2
73.249 [2190] Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Noctuidae2
73.198 [2261] Red-headed Chestnut Conistra erythrocephala Noctuidae2
72.006 [2478] Bloxworth Snout Hypena obsitalis Erebidae2
12.039 [0230]   Monopis crocicapitella Tineidae1
15.010 [0288]   Caloptilia stigmatella Gracillariidae1
37.063 [0544]   Coleophora albicosta Coleophoridae1
32.036 [0672] Parsnip Moth Depressaria radiella Depressariidae1
41.002 [0873]   Blastobasis adustella Blastobasidae1
49.073 [1047]   Acleris schalleriana Tortricidae1
49.285 [1184]   Epiblema scutulana Tortricidae1
63.064 [1334]   Scoparia ambigualis Crambidae1
70.038 [1716] Vestal Rhodometra sacraria Geometridae1
70.108 [1796] Pale November Moth Epirrita christyi Geometridae1
70.258 [1937] Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae1
69.010 [1984] Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae1
72.019 [2061] Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea Erebidae1
73.345 [2109] Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes Noctuidae1
73.245 [2182] Small Quaker Orthosia cruda Noctuidae1
73.244 [2187] Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi Noctuidae1
73.233 [2232] Black Rustic Aporophyla nigra Noctuidae1
73.162 [2321] Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae1
73.095 [2389] Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae1
74.009 [2423] Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae1
72.001 [2469] Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae1
72.004 [2480] Buttoned Snout Hypena rostralis Erebidae1