Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 23/09/18, 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
0708 0910111213 141516
73.342 Large Yellow Underwing Noctua pronuba Noctuidae1338
73.357 Square-spot Rustic Xestia xanthographa Noctuidae1184
73.193 Lunar Underwing Omphaloscelis lunosa Noctuidae1005
73.359 Setaceous Hebrew Character Xestia c-nigrum Noctuidae993
73.345 Lesser Yellow Underwing Noctua comes Noctuidae943
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae693
70.258 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae677
72.003 Snout Hypena proboscidalis Erebidae647
70.283 Light Emerald Campaea margaritaria Geometridae642
70.226 Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae565
73.099 Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae482
70.097 Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata Geometridae435
73.113 Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae424
70.235 Dusky Thorn Ennomos fuscantaria Geometridae394
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae389
73.343 Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua fimbriata Noctuidae389
73.131 Flounced Rustic Luperina testacea Noctuidae379
70.049 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae374
73.300 L-album Wainscot Mythimna l-album Noctuidae372
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae361
73.297 White-point Mythimna albipuncta Noctuidae334
73.291 Common Wainscot Mythimna pallens Noctuidae307
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae245
73.233 Black Rustic Aporophyla nigra Noctuidae238
63.052 Rush Veneer Nomophila noctuella Crambidae219
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae217
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae209
73.225 Brindled Green Dryobotodes eremita Noctuidae208
63.069   Eudonia angustea Crambidae205
73.182 Sallow Cirrhia icteritia Noctuidae201
73.123 Rosy Rustic Hydraecia micacea Noctuidae181
70.234 Canary-shouldered Thorn Ennomos alniaria Geometridae173
73.334 Small Square-spot Diarsia rubi Noctuidae171
73.121 Frosted Orange Gortyna flavago Noctuidae164
73.012 Burnished Brass Diachrysia chrysitis Noctuidae163
73.181 Pink-barred Sallow Xanthia togata Noctuidae153
49.077 Garden Rose Tortrix Acleris variegana Tortricidae145
70.008 Small Dusty Wave Idaea seriata Geometridae141
73.062 Copper Underwing Amphipyra pyramidea Noctuidae140
73.235 Feathered Ranunculus Polymixis lichenea Noctuidae129
65.002 Oak Hook-tip Watsonalla binaria Drepanidae128
73.319 Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae125
72.002 Straw Dot Rivula sericealis Erebidae124
73.219 Centre-barred Sallow Atethmia centrago Noctuidae120
73.348 Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Noctua janthe Noctuidae116
63.095   Agriphila geniculea Crambidae115
18.001 Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae112
70.081 Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata Geometridae112
70.100 Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria Geometridae109
70.159 Cypress Pug Eupithecia phoeniceata Geometridae109
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae98
73.365 Autumnal Rustic Eugnorisma glareosa Noctuidae98
73.329 Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae97
49.166   Celypha lacunana Tortricidae94
73.180 Barred Sallow Tiliacea aurago Noctuidae79
41.002   Blastobasis adustella Blastobasidae77
63.031 Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae77
70.077 Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata Geometridae77
49.013 Large Fruit-tree Tortrix Archips podana Tortricidae75
65.014 Oak Lutestring Cymatophorina diluta Drepanidae73
69.010 Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae72
70.029 Blood-Vein Timandra comae Geometridae72
28.024   Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae70
73.186 Beaded Chestnut Agrochola lychnidis Noctuidae70
73.187 Brown-spot Pinion Agrochola litura Noctuidae67
72.078 Red Underwing Catocala nupta Erebidae59
70.236 September Thorn Ennomos erosaria Geometridae58
31.001   Carcina quercana Peleopodidae57
73.252 Hedge Rustic Tholera cespitis Noctuidae57
73.327 Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae57
73.267 Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea Noctuidae54
70.095 Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae51
73.237 Large Ranunculus Polymixis flavicincta Noctuidae50
63.075   Eudonia pallida Crambidae47
70.079 Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae47
73.253 Feathered Gothic Tholera decimalis Noctuidae47
70.024 Small Blood-vein Scopula imitaria Geometridae46
72.017 Vapourer Orgyia antiqua Erebidae46
73.084 Marbled Beauty Bryophila domestica Noctuidae45
70.016 Riband Wave Idaea aversata Geometridae44
70.173 Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata Geometridae44
72.061 Pinion-streaked Snout Schrankia costaestrigalis Erebidae42
70.036 Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria Geometridae38
73.144 Small Wainscot Denticucullus pygmina Noctuidae38
63.038 Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis Crambidae37
49.341   Cydia splendana Tortricidae35
73.324 Crescent Dart Agrotis trux Noctuidae35
49.071   Acleris emargana Tortricidae34
70.059 Yellow Shell Camptogramma bilineata Geometridae33
72.024 Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa Erebidae33
73.274 Cabbage Moth Mamestra brassicae Noctuidae33
62.075 Gold Triangle Hypsopygia costalis Pyralidae31
70.227 Bordered Beauty Epione repandaria Geometridae31
73.134 Large Wainscot Rhizedra lutosa Noctuidae30
73.231 Deep-brown Dart Aporophyla lutulenta Noctuidae30
35.123   Scrobipalpa costella Gelechiidae28
49.038   Clepsis consimilana Tortricidae28
63.073   Eudonia truncicolella Crambidae28
70.023 Mullein Wave Scopula marginepunctata Geometridae28
73.355 Neglected Rustic Xestia castanea Noctuidae27
49.261   Crocidosema plebejana Tortricidae26
70.200 Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata Geometridae26
73.063 Svensson's Copper Underwing Amphipyra berbera Noctuidae26
63.028 European Corn-borer Ostrinia nubilalis Crambidae25
72.076 Clifden Nonpareil Catocala fraxini Erebidae25
73.307 Pearly Underwing Peridroma saucia Noctuidae25
49.069   Acleris sparsana Tortricidae24
70.061 Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata Geometridae24
70.193 Lesser Treble-bar Aplocera efformata Geometridae24
73.064 Mouse Moth Amphipyra tragopoginis Noctuidae24
32.017   Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae23
48.001   Anthophila fabriciana Choreutidae23
73.002 Dark Spectacle Abrostola triplasia Noctuidae23
73.107 Old Lady Mormo maura Noctuidae23
73.179 Orange Sallow Tiliacea citrago Noctuidae23
73.356 Heath Rustic Xestia agathina Noctuidae23
49.024 Chequered Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis corylana Tortricidae22
73.001 Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae22
73.317 Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis Noctuidae22
70.083 Cypress Carpet Thera cupressata Geometridae21
73.093 Clancy's Rustic Caradrina kadenii Noctuidae20
15.089   Cameraria ohridella Gracillariidae19
73.206 Blair's Shoulder-knot or Stone Pinion Lithophane leautieri Noctuidae19
73.295 Delicate Mythimna vitellina Noctuidae19
21.001 Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella Lyonetiidae18
62.076   Hypsopygia glaucinalis Pyralidae18
73.096 Uncertain Hoplodrina octogenaria Noctuidae18
73.293 Smoky Wainscot Mythimna impura Noctuidae18
03.001 Orange Swift Triodia sylvina Hepialidae17
32.036 Parsnip Moth Depressaria radiella Depressariidae17
70.038 Vestal Rhodometra sacraria Geometridae17
17.012   Ypsolopha sequella Ypsolophidae16
35.031   Helcystogramma rufescens Gelechiidae16
38.037   Elachista canapennella Elachistidae16
44.001 Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae16
70.033 Blair's Mocha Cyclophora puppillaria Geometridae16
73.068 Green-brindled Crescent Allophyes oxyacanthae Noctuidae16
70.011 Single-dotted Wave Idaea dimidiata Geometridae15
70.243 Swallow-tailed Moth Ourapteryx sambucaria Geometridae15
72.035 Rosy Footman Miltochrista miniata Erebidae15
72.041 Four-spotted Footman Lithosia quadra Erebidae15
73.097 Rustic Hoplodrina blanda Noctuidae15
74.009 Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae15
71.018 Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma Notodontidae14
73.192 Brick Agrochola circellaris Noctuidae14
10.003   Coptotriche marginea Tischeriidae13
49.255   Epinotia nisella Tortricidae13
62.032   Nephopterix angustella Pyralidae13
63.040   Mecyna asinalis Crambidae13
73.076 Scarce Bordered Straw or Old World Bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Noctuidae13
73.346 Least Yellow Underwing Noctua interjecta Noctuidae13
49.026 Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix Pandemis heparana Tortricidae12
62.072 Meal Moth Pyralis farinalis Pyralidae12
63.057 Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis Crambidae12
72.006 Bloxworth Snout Hypena obsitalis Erebidae12
15.007 Azalea Leaf Miner Caloptilia azaleella Gracillariidae11
22.002 Ash Bud Moth Prays fraxinella Praydidae11
41.003   Blastobasis lacticolella Blastobasidae11
49.249   Epinotia ramella Tortricidae11
49.338 Codling Moth Cydia pomonella Tortricidae11
49.023   Pandemis cinnamomeana Tortricidae10
63.074   Eudonia mercurella Crambidae10
70.270 Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae10
72.044 Dingy Footman Eilema griseola Erebidae10
73.162 Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae10
12.032   Tinea semifulvella Tineidae9
17.011   Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolophidae9
20.012   Argyresthia goedartella Argyresthiidae9
62.021   Oncocera semirubella Pyralidae9
69.004 Convolvulus Hawk-moth Agrius convolvuli Sphingidae9
70.063 Galium Carpet Epirrhoe galiata Geometridae9
70.070 Mallow Larentia clavaria Geometridae9
70.232 Large Thorn Ennomos autumnaria Geometridae9
72.010 Black Arches Lymantria monacha Erebidae9
72.069 Beautiful Hook-tip Laspeyria flexula Erebidae9
15.012   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae8
35.038   Bryotropha domestica Gelechiidae8
62.006 Wax Moth Galleria mellonella Pyralidae8
63.006   Pyrausta aurata Crambidae8
63.116 Small China-mark Cataclysta lemnata Crambidae8
70.090 Chevron Eulithis testata Geometridae8
73.136 Bulrush Wainscot Nonagria typhae Noctuidae8
73.312 Square-spot Dart Euxoa obelisca Noctuidae8
73.358 Six-striped Rustic Xestia sexstrigata Noctuidae8
15.014   Gracillaria syringella Gracillariidae7
35.047   Bryotropha affinis Gelechiidae7
49.066   Acleris laterana Tortricidae7
62.029   Phycita roborella Pyralidae7
63.114 Brown China-mark Elophila nymphaeata Crambidae7
70.233 August Thorn Ennomos quercinaria Geometridae7
70.244 Feathered Thorn Colotois pennaria Geometridae7
73.109 Straw Underwing Thalpophila matura Noctuidae7
73.178 Beautiful Gothic Leucochlaena oditis Noctuidae7
73.230 Feathered Brindle Aporophyla australis Noctuidae7
73.298 Clay Mythimna ferrago Noctuidae7
17.008   Ypsolopha alpella Ypsolophidae6
18.003   Plutella porrectella Plutellidae6
48.007 Apple Leaf Skeletonizer Choreutis pariana Choreutidae6
49.188   Endothenia marginana Tortricidae6
49.248 Nut Bud Moth Epinotia tenerana Tortricidae6