Common Species out now

Here is an illustrated selection of the top 25 common species expected to be adult and on the wing now.  There is a good chance you can see all of these at the moment.  The flight plots show when the species is most likely to be seen and this peak may vary slightly from year to year.  Click the species link for more details and distribution across the region.  For a full list of species see Flying tonight.

1631 Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)

Adult flight:

1799 Operophtera brumata (Winter Moth)

Adult flight:

1935 Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber)

Adult flight:

1926 Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)

Adult flight:

2258 Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)

Adult flight:

1053 Acleris hastiana

Adult flight:

2259 Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)

Adult flight:

0998 Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth)

Adult flight:

1984 Macroglossum stellatarum (Humming-bird Hawk-moth)

Adult flight:

1054 Acleris cristana

Adult flight:

1932 Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher)

Adult flight:

1760 Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)

Adult flight:

2203 Mythimna unipuncta (White-speck)

Adult flight:

2190 Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)

Adult flight:

2423 Nycteola revayana (Oak Nycteoline)

Adult flight:

1960 Theria primaria (Early Moth)

Adult flight:

2187 Orthosia cerasi (Common Quaker)

Adult flight:

1769 Thera britannica (Spruce Carpet)

Adult flight:

1862 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Double-striped Pug)

Adult flight:

0819 Scrobipalpa costella

Adult flight:

2139 Cerastis rubricosa (Red Chestnut)

Adult flight:

1775 Colostygia multistrigaria (Mottled Grey)

Adult flight:

1934 Agriopis marginaria (Dotted Border)

Adult flight:

1905 Pachycnemia hippocastanaria (Horse Chestnut)

Adult flight:

1047 Acleris schalleriana

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