Flying tonight

The following species are all expected to be adult and on the wing now.  This list is based on the current week (Week 3) and includes adult/mature stages found at this time of year from our data.  The most likely species come first - note that those at the end of the list may be unlikely.  See also Common Species out now

SpeciesFamilyNumber of Records
1799 Operophtera brumata (Winter Moth)Geometridae32
1935 Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber)Geometridae18
2258 Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)Noctuidae15
1631 Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)Lasiocampidae13
1926 Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)Geometridae10
0998 Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth)Tortricidae5
2259 Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)Noctuidae5
1053 Acleris hastianaTortricidae4
1775 Colostygia multistrigaria (Mottled Grey)Geometridae3
2190 Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)Noctuidae2
1932 Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher)Geometridae2
2139 Cerastis rubricosa (Red Chestnut)Noctuidae2
2203 Mythimna unipuncta (White-speck)Noctuidae2
2187 Orthosia cerasi (Common Quaker)Noctuidae2
1044 Acleris ferruganaTortricidae2
1862 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Double-striped Pug)Geometridae2
1960 Theria primaria (Early Moth)Geometridae2
1984 Macroglossum stellatarum (Humming-bird Hawk-moth)Sphingidae2