Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 25/03/19, 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
73.244 Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi Noctuidae742
73.249 Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Noctuidae716
73.245 Small Quaker Orthosia cruda Noctuidae629
73.069 Early Grey Xylocampa areola Noctuidae572
73.242 Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta Noctuidae499
70.251 Oak Beauty Biston strataria Geometridae324
73.250 Twin-spotted Quaker Anorthoa munda Noctuidae316
29.001   Diurnea fagella Chimabachidae230
73.194 Chestnut Conistra vaccinii Noctuidae228
70.141 Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae211
70.156 Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata Geometridae176
70.237 Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae167
45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae159
70.245 March Moth Alsophila aescularia Geometridae116
49.039 Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae102
73.241 Pine Beauty Panolis flammea Noctuidae76
70.270 Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae75
70.202 Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata Geometridae72
73.210 Satellite Eupsilia transversa Noctuidae69
70.066 Shoulder Stripe Earophila badiata Geometridae67
73.247 Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis Noctuidae55
73.201 Pale Pinion Lithophane socia Noctuidae50
70.255 Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria Geometridae43
73.032 Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli Noctuidae42
65.016 Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis Drepanidae40
73.336 Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa Noctuidae39
44.001 Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae36
70.248 Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria Geometridae34
72.001 Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae31
70.067 Streamer Anticlea derivata Geometridae30
70.203 Orange Underwing Archiearis parthenias Geometridae30
73.197 Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea Noctuidae27
32.018   Agonopterix heracliana Depressariidae24
65.015 Frosted Green Polyploca ridens Drepanidae23
73.113 Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae23
73.202 Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus Noctuidae21
73.243 Blossom Underwing Orthosia miniosa Noctuidae19
32.039   Depressaria daucella Depressariidae18
49.076   Acleris cristana Tortricidae18
70.239 Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria Geometridae18
63.069   Eudonia angustea Crambidae16
73.246 Lead-coloured Drab Orthosia populeti Noctuidae16
74.009 Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae16
40.008   Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae15
70.246 Small Brindled Beauty Apocheima hispidaria Geometridae15
07.007   Adela cuprella Adelidae14
70.226 Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae13
19.011 Leek Moth Acrolepiopsis assectella Glyphipterigidae12
32.035   Agonopterix yeatiana Depressariidae11
28.009 White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae10
49.044   Tortricodes alternella Tortricidae10
70.095 Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae10
73.015 Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae10
73.200 Tawny Pinion Lithophane semibrunnea Noctuidae10
32.017   Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae9
32.007   Agonopterix ocellana Depressariidae8
49.087   Acleris literana Tortricidae8
70.225 Horse Chestnut Pachycnemia hippocastanaria Geometridae8
15.012   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae7
70.103 Water Carpet Lampropteryx suffumata Geometridae7
71.011 Lunar Marbled Brown Drymonia ruficornis Notodontidae7
72.022 Muslin Moth Diaphora mendica Erebidae7
73.095 Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae7
02.001   Dyseriocrania subpurpurella Eriocraniidae6
15.014   Gracillaria syringella Gracillariidae6
70.081 Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata Geometridae6
70.247 Pale Brindled Beauty Phigalia pilosaria Geometridae6
73.195 Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula Noctuidae6
17.001   Ypsolopha mucronella Ypsolophidae5
17.011   Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolophidae5
70.079 Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae5
73.337 White-marked Cerastis leucographa Noctuidae5
40.006   Mompha jurassicella Momphidae4
63.005   Pyrausta despicata Crambidae4
70.157 Oak-tree Pug Eupithecia dodoneata Geometridae4
70.204 Light Orange Underwing Boudinotiana notha Geometridae4
70.208 Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata Geometridae4
28.019   Esperia sulphurella Oecophoridae3
32.011   Agonopterix scopariella Depressariidae3
45.011 Brindled Plume Amblyptilia punctidactyla Pterophoridae3
46.001   Schreckensteinia festaliella Schreckensteiniidae3
49.073   Acleris schalleriana Tortricidae3
70.049 Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae3
70.183 Common Pug Eupithecia vulgata Geometridae3
70.200 Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata Geometridae3
70.253 Spring Usher Agriopis leucophaearia Geometridae3
73.045 Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis Noctuidae3
73.209 Red Sword-grass Xylena vetusta Noctuidae3
73.248 Northern Drab Orthosia opima Noctuidae3
73.317 Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis Noctuidae3
12.027 Case-bearing Clothes Moth Tinea pellionella Tineidae2
15.004   Caloptilia elongella Gracillariidae2
21.001 Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella Lyonetiidae2
32.001   Semioscopis avellanella Depressariidae2
32.031   Agonopterix alstromeriana Depressariidae2
32.047   Depressaria chaerophylli Depressariidae2
35.123   Scrobipalpa costella Gelechiidae2
49.083   Acleris ferrugana Tortricidae2
49.084   Acleris notana Tortricidae2
49.325   Cydia ulicetana Tortricidae2
62.001 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella Pyralidae2
63.031 Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae2
69.010 Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae2
70.094 Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata Geometridae2
70.101 Mottled Grey Colostygia multistrigaria Geometridae2
70.142 V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata Geometridae2
70.184 Mottled Pug Eupithecia exiguata Geometridae2
71.025 Buff-tip Phalera bucephala Notodontidae2
73.162 Dark Arches Apamea monoglypha Noctuidae2
04.045   Stigmella aurella Nepticulidae1
12.038   Monopis obviella Tineidae1
12.039   Monopis crocicapitella Tineidae1
15.005   Caloptilia betulicola Gracillariidae1
15.006   Caloptilia rufipennella Gracillariidae1
15.007 Azalea Leaf Miner Caloptilia azaleella Gracillariidae1
15.009   Caloptilia robustella Gracillariidae1
15.011   Caloptilia falconipennella Gracillariidae1
15.092   Phyllocnistis unipunctella Gracillariidae1
16.017   Swammerdamia pyrella Yponomeutidae1
17.003 Honeysuckle Moth Ypsolopha dentella Ypsolophidae1
29.002   Diurnea lipsiella Chimabachidae1
32.009   Agonopterix purpurea Depressariidae1
32.015   Agonopterix subpropinquella Depressariidae1
32.019   Agonopterix ciliella Depressariidae1
32.036 Parsnip Moth Depressaria radiella Depressariidae1
47.005   Epermenia chaerophyllella Epermeniidae1
49.015 Variegated Golden Tortrix Archips xylosteana Tortricidae1
49.082   Acleris hyemana Tortricidae1
49.205   Ancylis comptana Tortricidae1
49.362   Pammene giganteana Tortricidae1
63.064   Scoparia ambigualis Crambidae1
65.001 Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria Drepanidae1
69.003 Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi Sphingidae1
70.050 Balsam Carpet Xanthorhoe biriviata Geometridae1
70.051 Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia Geometridae1
70.052 Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata Geometridae1
70.100 Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria Geometridae1
70.257 Waved Umber Menophra abruptaria Geometridae1
70.258 Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae1
70.282 Early Moth Theria primaria Geometridae1
71.003 Puss Moth Cerura vinula Notodontidae1
71.005 Sallow Kitten Furcula furcula Notodontidae1
71.012 Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius Notodontidae1
71.013 Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac Notodontidae1
71.020 Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina Notodontidae1
71.023 Scarce Prominent Odontosia carmelita Notodontidae1
71.027 Chocolate-tip Clostera curtula Notodontidae1
72.006 Bloxworth Snout Hypena obsitalis Erebidae1
73.001 Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae1
73.058 Mullein Cucullia verbasci Noctuidae1
73.101 Treble Lines Charanyca trigrammica Noctuidae1
73.300 L-album Wainscot Mythimna l-album Noctuidae1
73.319 Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae1
73.325 Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae1
74.004 Least Black Arches Nola confusalis Nolidae1