Flying Tonight

The following species have been recorded flying on this same date, 24/02/17, 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
73.244 [2187] Common Quaker Orthosia cerasi Noctuidae188
73.194 [2258] Chestnut Conistra vaccinii Noctuidae167
70.247 [1926] Pale Brindled Beauty Phigalia pilosaria Geometridae164
70.255 [1934] Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria Geometridae158
49.044 [1025]   Tortricodes alternella Tortricidae146
70.246 [1925] Small Brindled Beauty Apocheima hispidaria Geometridae122
73.249 [2190] Hebrew Character Orthosia gothica Noctuidae120
70.253 [1932] Spring Usher Agriopis leucophaearia Geometridae111
73.245 [2182] Small Quaker Orthosia cruda Noctuidae100
73.210 [2256] Satellite Eupsilia transversa Noctuidae80
70.251 [1930] Oak Beauty Biston strataria Geometridae60
70.245 [1663] March Moth Alsophila aescularia Geometridae58
70.282 [1960] Early Moth Theria primaria Geometridae40
32.018 [0688]   Agonopterix heracliana Depressariidae37
45.010 [1497] Beautiful Plume Amblyptilia acanthadactyla Pterophoridae29
73.242 [2188] Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta Noctuidae27
49.039 [0998] Light Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas postvittana Tortricidae26
65.016 [1659] Yellow Horned Achlya flavicornis Drepanidae26
73.202 [2237] Grey Shoulder-knot Lithophane ornitopus Noctuidae26
45.044 [1524] Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla Pterophoridae17
70.066 [1746] Shoulder Stripe Earophila badiata Geometridae16
73.069 [2243] Early Grey Xylocampa areola Noctuidae16
17.011 [0461]   Ypsolopha ustella Ypsolophidae15
70.141 [1862] Double-striped Pug Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Geometridae15
73.195 [2259] Dark Chestnut Conistra ligula Noctuidae15
40.006 [0890]   Mompha jurassicella Momphidae11
49.076 [1054]   Acleris cristana Tortricidae11
40.008 [0892]   Mompha subbistrigella Momphidae10
29.001 [0663]   Diurnea fagella Chimabachidae9
73.250 [2189] Twin-spotted Quaker Anorthoa munda Noctuidae9
49.083 [1044]   Acleris ferrugana Tortricidae6
49.087 [1061]   Acleris literana Tortricidae6
28.010 [0647] Brown House-moth Hofmannophila pseudospretella Oecophoridae5
44.001 [1288] Twenty-plume Moth or Many-plumed Moth Alucita hexadactyla Alucitidae5
70.095 [1760] Red-Green Carpet Chloroclysta siterata Geometridae5
32.031 [0695]   Agonopterix alstromeriana Depressariidae4
32.007 [0701]   Agonopterix ocellana Depressariidae4
49.080 [1053]   Acleris hastiana Tortricidae4
73.113 [2306] Angle Shades Phlogophora meticulosa Noctuidae4
74.009 [2423] Oak Nycteoline Nycteola revayana Nolidae4
35.123 [0819]   Scrobipalpa costella Gelechiidae3
70.156 [1852] Brindled Pug Eupithecia abbreviata Geometridae3
73.336 [2139] Red Chestnut Cerastis rubricosa Noctuidae3
73.241 [2179] Pine Beauty Panolis flammea Noctuidae3
73.197 [2260] Dotted Chestnut Conistra rubiginea Noctuidae3
73.015 [2441] Silver Y Autographa gamma Noctuidae3
15.012 [0290]   Caloptilia semifascia Gracillariidae2
28.009 [0648] White-shouldered House-moth Endrosis sarcitrella Oecophoridae2
32.039 [0670]   Depressaria daucella Depressariidae2
32.017 [0697]   Agonopterix arenella Depressariidae2
49.073 [1047]   Acleris schalleriana Tortricidae2
49.082 [1055]   Acleris hyemana Tortricidae2
70.067 [1747] Streamer Anticlea derivata Geometridae2
70.202 [1881] Early Tooth-striped Trichopteryx carpinata Geometridae2
70.225 [1905] Horse Chestnut Pachycnemia hippocastanaria Geometridae2
70.237 [1917] Early Thorn Selenia dentaria Geometridae2
70.256 [1935] Mottled Umber Erannis defoliaria Geometridae2
70.270 [1947] Engrailed Ectropis crepuscularia Geometridae2
69.010 [1984] Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Sphingidae2
73.327 [2091] Dark Sword-grass Agrotis ipsilon Noctuidae2
73.209 [2241] Red Sword-grass Xylena vetusta Noctuidae2
72.001 [2469] Herald Scoliopteryx libatrix Erebidae2
12.048 [0200]   Psychoides filicivora Tineidae1
15.018 [0292]   Povolnya leucapennella Gracillariidae1
52.002 [0370] Hornet Moth Sesia apiformis Sesiidae1
17.001 [0451]   Ypsolopha mucronella Ypsolophidae1
17.005 [0455]   Ypsolopha scabrella Ypsolophidae1
19.011 [0473] Leek Moth Acrolepiopsis assectella Glyphipterigidae1
46.001 [0485]   Schrekensteinia festaliella Schrekensteiniidae1
32.019 [0689]   Agonopterix ciliella Depressariidae1
32.035 [0714]   Agonopterix yeatiana Depressariidae1
35.147 [0767]   Carpatolechia decorella Gelechiidae1
40.005 [0889]   Mompha divisella Momphidae1
40.010 [0893]   Mompha epilobiella Momphidae1
49.085 [1050]   Acleris kochiella Tortricidae1
63.046 [1403a]   Duponchelia fovealis Crambidae1
70.203 [1661] Orange Underwing Archiearis parthenias Geometridae1
70.016 [1713] Riband Wave Idaea aversata Geometridae1
70.106 [1799] Winter Moth Operophtera brumata Geometridae1
70.248 [1927] Brindled Beauty Lycia hirtaria Geometridae1
73.246 [2185] Lead-coloured Drab Orthosia populeti Noctuidae1
73.200 [2235] Tawny Pinion Lithophane semibrunnea Noctuidae1
73.201 [2236] Pale Pinion Lithophane socia Noctuidae1