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 43) 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
2267 Agrochola lychnidis (Beaded Chestnut)Noctuidae310
2263 Agrochola lota (Red-line Quaker)Noctuidae234
2232 Aporophyla nigra (Black Rustic)Noctuidae222
2441 Autographa gamma (Silver Y)Noctuidae220
2264 Agrochola macilenta (Yellow-line Quaker)Noctuidae198
2245 Allophyes oxyacanthae (Green-brindled Crescent)Noctuidae178
2107 Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing)Noctuidae166
2306 Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades)Noctuidae161
1923 Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)Geometridae144
2240 Lithophane leautieri (Blair's Shoulder-knot)Noctuidae139
2258 Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)Noctuidae132
1795 Epirrita dilutata (November Moth)Geometridae124
2270 Omphaloscelis lunosa (Lunar Underwing)Noctuidae120
2375 Rhizedra lutosa (Large Wainscot)Noctuidae114
1760 Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)Geometridae114
1764 Chloroclysta truncata (Common Marbled Carpet)Geometridae112
2247 Dichonia aprilina (Merveille du Jour)Noctuidae112
2126 Xestia c-nigrum (Setaceous Hebrew Character)Noctuidae110
1768 Thera obeliscata (Grey Pine Carpet)Geometridae108
2255 Polymixis lichenea (Feathered Ranunculus)Noctuidae103
2195 Mythimna vitellina (Delicate)Noctuidae101
2119 Peridroma saucia (Pearly Underwing)Noctuidae98
2020 Diloba caeruleocephala (Figure of Eight)Notodontidae91
2087 Agrotis segetum (Turnip Moth)Noctuidae87
2259 Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)Noctuidae87
1395 Udea ferrugalis (Rusty-dot Pearl)Pyralidae82
2091 Agrotis ipsilon (Dark Sword-grass)Noctuidae82
2262 Agrochola circellaris (Brick)Noctuidae77
2256 Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)Noctuidae73
2203 Mythimna unipuncta (White-speck)Noctuidae71
1771a Thera cupressata (Cypress Carpet)Geometridae69
1398 Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer)Pyralidae68
2400 Helicoverpa armigera (Scarce Bordered Straw)Noctuidae62
1795x Epirrita dilutata agg. (November Moth agg.)Geometridae52
0998 Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth)Tortricidae50
1769 Thera britannica (Spruce Carpet)Geometridae46
2202 Mythimna l-album (L-album Wainscot)Noctuidae45
2237 Lithophane ornitopus (Grey Shoulder-knot)Noctuidae43
1716 Rhodometra sacraria (Vestal)Geometridae42
1720 Orthonama obstipata (Gem)Geometridae40
1767 Thera firmata (Pine Carpet)Geometridae39
2272 Xanthia aurago (Barred Sallow)Noctuidae37
1796 Epirrita christyi (Pale November Moth)Geometridae36
1797 Epirrita autumnata (Autumnal Moth)Geometridae32
2274 Xanthia icteritia (Sallow)Noctuidae30
1408 Palpita vitrealisPyralidae29
1935 Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber)Geometridae28
0464 Plutella xylostella (Diamond-back Moth)Yponomeutidae27
2194 Mythimna albipuncta (White-point)Noctuidae24
2248 Dryobotodes eremita (Brindled Green)Noctuidae23
1864 Chesias legatella (Streak)Geometridae22
1157 Crocidosema plebejanaTortricidae20
2134 Xestia xanthographa (Square-spot Rustic)Noctuidae20
2251 Trigonophora flammea (Flame Brocade)Noctuidae19
2387a Platyperigea kadenii (Clancy's Rustic)Noctuidae19
2092 Agrotis puta (Shuttle-shaped Dart)Noctuidae19
2229 Dasypolia templi (Brindled Ochre)Noctuidae19
2208 Mythimna loreyi (Cosmopolitan)Noctuidae19
1862 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Double-striped Pug)Geometridae18
1984 Macroglossum stellatarum (Humming-bird Hawk-moth)Sphingidae17
1745 Larentia clavaria (Mallow)Geometridae17
2385 Spodoptera exigua (Small Mottled Willow)Noctuidae15
2246a Dryobota labecula (Oak Rustic)Noctuidae15
2273 Xanthia togata (Pink-barred Sallow)Noctuidae15
2477 Hypena proboscidalis (Snout)Noctuidae14
2389 Paradrina clavipalpis (Pale Mottled Willow)Noctuidae14
2361 Hydraecia micacea (Rosy Rustic)Noctuidae14
2227 Asteroscopus sphinx (Sprawler)Noctuidae14
2109 Noctua comes (Lesser Yellow Underwing)Noctuidae13
1937 Peribatodes rhomboidaria (Willow Beauty)Geometridae11
2384 Hoplodrina ambigua (Vine's Rustic)Noctuidae11
1524 Emmelina monodactylaPterophoridae10
2235 Lithophane semibrunnea (Tawny Pinion)Noctuidae10
2474 Rivula sericealis (Straw Dot)Noctuidae10
1631 Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)Lasiocampidae9
2230 Aporophyla australis (Feathered Brindle)Noctuidae9
1041 Acleris sparsanaTortricidae9
1042 Acleris rhombana (Rhomboid Tortrix)Tortricidae9
0874 Blastobasis lacticolellaBlastobasidae8
0656 Tachystola acroxanthaOecophoridae7
1054 Acleris cristanaTortricidae7
2265 Agrochola helvola (Flounced Chestnut)Noctuidae7
2241 Xylena vetusta (Red Sword-grass)Noctuidae7
2026 Orgyia antiqua (Vapourer)Lymantriidae6
2089 Agrotis exclamationis (Heart and Dart)Noctuidae6
1397 Mecyna asinalisPyralidae5
2321 Apamea monoglypha (Dark Arches)Noctuidae5
2266 Agrochola litura (Brown-spot Pinion)Noctuidae5
2226 Leucochlaena oditis (Beautiful Gothic)Noctuidae5
1972 Agrius convolvuli (Convolvulus Hawk-moth)Sphingidae5
1048 Acleris variegana (Garden Rose Tortrix)Tortricidae5
2260 Conistra rubiginea (Dotted Chestnut)Noctuidae5
2452 Catocala nupta (Red Underwing)Noctuidae5
1678 Cyclophora puppillaria (Blair's Mocha)Geometridae4
1922 Ourapteryx sambucaria (Swallow-tailed Moth)Geometridae4
0688 Agonopterix heraclianaOecophoridae4
2199 Mythimna pallens (Common Wainscot)Noctuidae4
2261 Conistra erythrocephala (Red-headed Chestnut)Noctuidae4
1682 Timandra comae (Blood-vein)Geometridae4
2117 Eugnorisma glareosa (Autumnal Rustic)Noctuidae4
1906 Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)Geometridae4
2037 Miltochrista miniata (Rosy Footman)Arctiidae4
1404 Hymenia recurvalisPyralidae3
2051 Lithosia quadra (Four-spotted Footman)Arctiidae3
0461 Ypsolopha ustellaYponomeutidae3
1045 Acleris notanaTortricidae3
2264a Agrochola haematidea (Southern Chestnut)Noctuidae3
0321 Phyllonorycter messaniellaGracillariidae3
0473 Acrolepiopsis assectella (Leek Moth)Yponomeutidae3
2484 Schrankia costaestrigalis (Pinion-streaked Snout)Noctuidae3
0819 Scrobipalpa costellaGelechiidae3
2436 Macdunnoughia confusa (Dewick's Plusia)Noctuidae3
2382 Hoplodrina blanda (Rustic)Noctuidae3
1055 Acleris hyemanaTortricidae3
1415 Orthopygia glaucinalisPyralidae3
2231 Aporophyla lutulenta (Deep-brown Dart)Noctuidae3
1497 Amblyptilia acanthadactylaPterophoridae2
1915 Ennomos erosaria (September Thorn)Geometridae2
1053 Acleris hastianaTortricidae2
2429 Chrysodeixis acuta (Tunbridge Wells Gem)Noctuidae2
2403 Heliothis peltigera (Bordered Straw)Noctuidae2
2236 Lithophane hepatica (Pale Pinion)Noctuidae2
2423 Nycteola revayana (Oak Nycteoline)Noctuidae2
0229 Monopis obviellaTineidae2
1288 Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth)Alucitidae2
2478 Hypena obsitalis (Bloxworth Snout)Noctuidae2
1913 Ennomos alniaria (Canary-shouldered Thorn)Geometridae2
2275 Xanthia gilvago (Dusky-lemon Sallow)Noctuidae2
1061 Acleris literanaTortricidae2
0994 Clepsis consimilanaTortricidae2
2061 Spilosoma luteum (Buff Ermine)Arctiidae2
2160 Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-eye)Noctuidae2
1728 Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Garden Carpet)Geometridae2
2269 Atethmia centrago (Centre-barred Sallow)Noctuidae2
0658 Carcina quercanaOecophoridae2
0697 Agonopterix arenellaOecophoridae2
2102 Ochropleura plecta (Flame Shoulder)Noctuidae2
0858 Hypatima rhomboidellaGelechiidae2
1109 Lobesia littoralisTortricidae2
0389 Choreutis pariana (Apple Leaf Skeletoniser)Choreutidae2
2480 Hypena rostralis (Buttoned Snout)Noctuidae2
1968 Semiaspilates ochrearia (Yellow Belle)Geometridae2
2364 Gortyna flavago (Frosted Orange)Noctuidae2
0664 Diurnea lipsiellaOecophoridae2
1342 Eudonia angusteaPyralidae2