Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 27/04/17, 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
73.249 [2190] Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Noctuidae1115
73.244 [2187] Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi Noctuidae869
73.032 [2425] Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli Noctuidae508
70.156 [1852] Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata Geometridae498
73.069 [2243] Early Grey Xylocampa areola Noctuidae493
73.242 [2188] Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta Noctuidae489
70.226 [1906] Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata Geometridae430
71.011 [2015] Lunar Marbled Brown Drymonia ruficornis Notodontidae395
70.141 [1862] Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae379
73.325 [2092] Shuttle-shaped Dart Agrotis puta Noctuidae364
72.022 [2063] Muslin Moth Diaphora mendica Erebidae338
49.039 [0998] Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae282
73.245 [2182] Small Quaker Orthosia cruda Noctuidae258
65.015 [1660] Frosted Green Polyploca ridens Drepanidae247
70.237 [1917] Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae213
71.018 [2006] Lesser Swallow Prominent Pheosia gnoma Notodontidae210
70.067 [1747] Streamer Anticlea derivata Geometridae207
71.016 [2005] Great Prominent Peridea anceps Notodontidae191
70.157 [1853] Oak-tree Pug Eupithecia dodoneata Geometridae176
70.248 [1927] Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria Geometridae172
45.044 [1524] Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae170
73.329 [2102] Flame Shoulder Ochropleura plecta Noctuidae169
71.013 [2003] Pebble Prominent Notodonta ziczac Notodontidae167
73.247 [2186] Powdered Quaker Orthosia gracilis Noctuidae157
44.001 [1288] Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae143
73.241 [2179] Pine Beauty Panolis flammea Noctuidae121
70.257 [1936] Waved Umber Menophra abruptaria Geometridae119
71.017 [2007] Swallow Prominent Pheosia tremula Notodontidae116
73.194 [2258] Chestnut Conistra vaccinii Noctuidae111
70.183 [1834] Common Pug Eupithecia vulgata Geometridae107
72.015 [2028] Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda Erebidae103
70.239 [1919] Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria Geometridae98
02.001 [0006]   Dyseriocrania subpurpurella Eriocraniidae93
73.045 [2289] Knot Grass Acronicta rumicis Noctuidae93
70.036 [1680] Maiden's Blush Cyclophora punctaria Geometridae91
70.208 [1888] Scorched Carpet Ligdia adustata Geometridae91
74.004 [2078] Least Black Arches Nola confusalis Nolidae87
73.336 [2139] Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa Noctuidae87
28.009 [0648] White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae84
71.027 [2019] Chocolate-tip Clostera curtula Notodontidae84
72.001 [2469] Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae82
71.020 [2011] Pale Prominent Pterostoma palpina Notodontidae78
70.202 [1881] Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata Geometridae75
71.012 [2000] Iron Prominent Notodonta dromedarius Notodontidae75
73.113 [2306] Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae75
70.051 [1724] Red Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe spadicearia Geometridae74
70.270 [1947] Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae74
72.020 [2060] White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda Erebidae71
73.095 [2389] Pale Mottled Willow Caradrina clavipalpis Noctuidae70
73.267 [2160] Bright-line Brown-eye Lacanobia oleracea Noctuidae62
07.006 [0150]   Adela reaumurella Adelidae60
73.250 [2189] Twin-spotted Quaker Anorthoa munda Noctuidae59
65.005 [1648] Pebble Hook-tip Drepana falcataria Drepanidae56
70.049 [1728] Garden Carpet Xanthorhoe fluctuata Geometridae54
70.100 [1776] Green Carpet Colostygia pectinataria Geometridae53
71.021 [2008] Coxcomb Prominent Ptilodon capucina Notodontidae51
70.095 [1760] Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae50
70.079 [1769] Spruce Carpet Thera britannica Geometridae50
70.142 [1858] V-Pug Chloroclystis v-ata Geometridae50
72.049 [2043] Orange Footman Eilema sororcula Erebidae49
73.015 [2441] Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae47
70.081 [1768] Grey Pine Carpet Thera obeliscata Geometridae42
73.058 [2221] Mullein Cucullia verbasci Noctuidae42
73.317 [2089] Heart & Dart Agrotis exclamationis Noctuidae41
73.001 [2450] Spectacle Abrostola tripartita Noctuidae41
18.001 [0464] Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella Plutellidae40
65.001 [1645] Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria Drepanidae40
70.222 [1902] Brown Silver-line Petrophora chlorosata Geometridae40
71.009 [1999] Lobster Moth Stauropus fagi Notodontidae40
65.007 [1651] Chinese Character Cilix glaucata Drepanidae38
73.243 [2183] Blossom Underwing Orthosia miniosa Noctuidae36
70.066 [1746] Shoulder Stripe Earophila badiata Geometridae35
70.103 [1750] Water Carpet Lampropteryx suffumata Geometridae35
69.003 [1981] Poplar Hawk-moth Laothoe populi Sphingidae35
29.001 [0663]   Diurnea fagella Chimabachidae34
63.069 [1342]   Eudonia angustea Crambidae33
63.006 [1361]   Pyrausta aurata Crambidae33
70.200 [1883] Yellow-barred Brindle Acasis viretata Geometridae32
71.005 [1997] Sallow Kitten Furcula furcula Notodontidae32
28.019 [0649]   Esperia sulphurella Oecophoridae31
49.028 [0986]   Syndemis musculana Tortricidae31
71.023 [2010] Scarce Prominent Odontosia carmelita Notodontidae31
72.031 [2069] Cinnabar Tyria jacobaeae Erebidae31
73.201 [2236] Pale Pinion Lithophane socia Noctuidae31
73.101 [2380] Treble Lines Charanyca trigrammica Noctuidae31
38.037 [0607]   Elachista canapennella Elachistidae30
70.061 [1738] Common Carpet Epirrhoe alternata Geometridae29
73.197 [2260] Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea Noctuidae29
70.251 [1930] Oak Beauty Biston strataria Geometridae27
08.002 [0130]   Incurvaria masculella Incurvariidae26
70.168 [1846] Narrow-winged Pug Eupithecia nanata Geometridae26
72.024 [2064] Ruby Tiger Phragmatobia fuliginosa Erebidae26
74.009 [2423] Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae26
15.014 [0293]   Gracillaria syringella Gracillariidae25
70.212 [1890] Sharp-angled Peacock Macaria alternata Geometridae25
73.202 [2237] Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus Noctuidae24
73.210 [2256] Satellite Eupsilia transversa Noctuidae23
49.240 [1136]   Epinotia immundana Tortricidae22
70.052 [1725] Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet Xanthorhoe ferrugata Geometridae22
70.278 [1956] Common Wave Cabera exanthemata Geometridae22
69.001 [1979] Lime Hawk-moth Mimas tiliae Sphingidae22
71.025 [1994] Buff-tip Phalera bucephala Notodontidae22
65.002 [1646] Oak Hook-tip Watsonalla binaria Drepanidae21
70.198 [1879] Seraphim Lobophora halterata Geometridae21
35.033 [0808]   Platyedra subcinerea Gelechiidae20
70.094 [1759] Small Phoenix Ecliptopera silaceata Geometridae20
70.184 [1819] Mottled Pug Eupithecia exiguata Geometridae20
70.274 [1951] Grey Birch Aethalura punctulata Geometridae19
45.010 [1497] Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae18
70.032 [1677] Birch Mocha Cyclophora albipunctata Geometridae18
70.279 [1957] White-pinion Spotted Lomographa bimaculata Geometridae18
40.008 [0892]   Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae17
49.139 [0966]   Cochylis atricapitana Tortricidae17
73.319 [2087] Turnip Moth Agrotis segetum Noctuidae16
12.033 [0247]   Tinea trinotella Tineidae15
62.001 [1428] Bee Moth Aphomia sociella Pyralidae15
70.182 [1832] Currant Pug Eupithecia assimilata Geometridae15
70.240 [1920] Scalloped Hazel Odontopera bidentata Geometridae15
71.003 [1995] Puss Moth Cerura vinula Notodontidae15
73.327 [2091] Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae15
07.015 [0140]   Nematopogon swammerdamella Adelidae14
32.035 [0714]   Agonopterix yeatiana Depressariidae14
49.076 [1054]   Acleris cristana Tortricidae14
70.126 [1781] Small Waved Umber Horisme vitalbata Geometridae14
70.275 [1952] Common Heath Ematurga atomaria Geometridae14
32.002 [0667]   Semioscopis steinkellneriana Depressariidae13
63.009 [1366]   Pyrausta nigrata Crambidae13
68.001 [1643] Emperor Moth Saturnia pavonia Saturniidae13
70.097 [1764] Common Marbled Carpet Dysstroma truncata Geometridae13
70.111 [1875] Small White Wave Asthena albulata Geometridae13
70.229 [1909] Speckled Yellow Pseudopanthera macularia Geometridae13
12.027 [0240] Case-bearing Clothes Moth Tinea pellionella Tineidae12
28.010 [0647] Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae12
32.007 [0701]   Agonopterix ocellana Depressariidae12
49.292 [1174]   Notocelia cynosbatella Tortricidae12
63.064 [1334]   Scoparia ambigualis Crambidae12
70.170 [1818] Marbled Pug Eupithecia irriguata Geometridae12
73.200 [2235] Tawny Pinion Lithophane semibrunnea Noctuidae12
15.010 [0288]   Caloptilia stigmatella Gracillariidae11
28.024 [0656]   Tachystola acroxantha Oecophoridae11
32.017 [0697]   Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae11
49.087 [1061]   Acleris literana Tortricidae11
49.325 [1255]   Cydia ulicetana Tortricidae11
70.031 [1676] Mocha Cyclophora annularia Geometridae11
70.162 [1857] Dwarf Pug Eupithecia tantillaria Geometridae11
70.255 [1934] Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria Geometridae11
73.263 [2157] Light Brocade Lacanobia w-latinum Noctuidae11
63.007 [1362]   Pyrausta purpuralis Crambidae10
70.029 [1682] Blood-Vein Timandra comae Geometridae10
70.075 [1778] May Highflier Hydriomena impluviata Geometridae10
71.010 [2014] Marbled Brown Drymonia dodonaea Notodontidae10
38.038 [0608]   Elachista rufocinerea Elachistidae9
32.018 [0688]   Agonopterix heracliana Depressariidae9
32.009 [0691]   Agonopterix purpurea Depressariidae9
63.057 [1356] Garden Pebble Evergestis forficalis Crambidae9
70.083 [1771a] Cypress Carpet Thera cupressata Geometridae9
70.151 [1817] Foxglove Pug Eupithecia pulchellata Geometridae9
70.214 [1893] Tawny-barred Angle Macaria liturata Geometridae9
70.252 [1931] Peppered Moth Biston betularia Geometridae9
73.274 [2154] Cabbage Moth Mamestra brassicae Noctuidae9
08.001 [0129]   Incurvaria pectinea Incurvariidae8
15.007 [0285] Azalea Leaf Miner Caloptilia azaleella Gracillariidae8
17.001 [0451]   Ypsolopha mucronella Ypsolophidae8
37.072 [0578]   Coleophora otidipennella Coleophoridae8
63.005 [1365]   Pyrausta despicata Crambidae8
63.031 [1395] Rusty-dot Pearl Udea ferrugalis Crambidae8
70.203 [1661] Orange Underwing Archiearis parthenias Geometridae8
70.245 [1663] March Moth Alsophila aescularia Geometridae8
70.037 [1681] Clay Triple-lines Cyclophora linearia Geometridae8
70.160 [1835] White-spotted Pug Eupithecia tripunctaria Geometridae8
70.277 [1955] Common White Wave Cabera pusaria Geometridae8
73.158 [2334] Rustic Shoulder-knot Apamea sordens Noctuidae8
15.012 [0290]   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae7
47.005 [0483]   Epermenia chaerophyllella Epermeniidae7
38.047 [0631]   Elachista freyerella Elachistidae7
40.010 [0893]   Mompha epilobiella Momphidae7
49.354 [1251]   Grapholita jungiella Tortricidae7
62.065 [1474]   Ephestia unicolorella Pyralidae7
70.086 [1773] Broken-barred Carpet Electrophaes corylata Geometridae7
70.211 [1889] Peacock Moth Macaria notata Geometridae7
70.225 [1905] Horse Chestnut Pachycnemia hippocastanaria Geometridae7
70.258 [1937] Willow Beauty Peribatodes rhomboidaria Geometridae7
73.307 [2119] Pearly Underwing Peridroma saucia Noctuidae7
73.337 [2140] White-marked Cerastis leucographa Noctuidae7
73.036 [2281] Alder Moth Acronicta alni Noctuidae7
73.047 [2291] Coronet Craniophora ligustri Noctuidae7
73.099 [2384] Vine's Rustic Hoplodrina ambigua Noctuidae7
15.006 [0284]   Caloptilia rufipennella Gracillariidae6
15.028 [0303]   Parornix anglicella Gracillariidae6
15.028 [0303]   Parornix anglicella Gracillariidae6
19.011 [0473] Leek Moth Acrolepiopsis assectella Glyphipterigidae6
32.011 [0704]   Agonopterix scopariella Depressariidae6
49.363 [1228]   Pammene argyrana Tortricidae6
65.003 [1647] Barred Hook-tip Watsonalla cultraria Drepanidae6
70.173 [1825] Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata Geometridae6
70.163 [1856] Larch Pug Eupithecia lariciata Geometridae6
70.192 [1867] Treble-bar Aplocera plagiata Geometridae6
70.221 [1901] Little Thorn Cepphis advenaria Geometridae6
70.263 [1939] Ringed Carpet Cleora cinctaria Geometridae6
70.268 [1944] Pale Oak Beauty Hypomecis punctinalis Geometridae6