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 12) 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
2190 Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)Noctuidae471
2187 Orthosia cerasi (Common Quaker)Noctuidae400
2182 Orthosia cruda (Small Quaker)Noctuidae317
2243 Xylocampa areola (Early Grey)Noctuidae314
2188 Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)Noctuidae251
1930 Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)Geometridae187
2189 Orthosia munda (Twin-spotted Quaker)Noctuidae165
1917 Selenia dentaria (Early Thorn)Geometridae132
1663 Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)Geometridae130
2258 Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)Noctuidae104
1934 Agriopis marginaria (Dotted Border)Geometridae97
1659 Achlya flavicornis (Yellow Horned)Thyatiridae79
2139 Cerastis rubricosa (Red Chestnut)Noctuidae76
1862 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Double-striped Pug)Geometridae72
2186 Orthosia gracilis (Powdered Quaker)Noctuidae48
1960 Theria primaria (Early Moth)Geometridae48
0663 Diurnea fagellaOecophoridae46
2236 Lithophane hepatica (Pale Pinion)Noctuidae44
1852 Eupithecia abbreviata (Brindled Pug)Geometridae41
2256 Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)Noctuidae38
2237 Lithophane ornitopus (Grey Shoulder-knot)Noctuidae36
2185 Orthosia populeti (Lead-coloured Drab)Noctuidae36
2179 Panolis flammea (Pine Beauty)Noctuidae34
1947 Ectropis bistortata (Engrailed)Geometridae32
2260 Conistra rubiginea (Dotted Chestnut)Noctuidae32
1775 Colostygia multistrigaria (Mottled Grey)Geometridae31
1746 Anticlea badiata (Shoulder Stripe)Geometridae28
1633 Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)Lasiocampidae27
1905 Pachycnemia hippocastanaria (Horse Chestnut)Geometridae23
2306 Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades)Noctuidae20
2091 Agrotis ipsilon (Dark Sword-grass)Noctuidae20
1881 Trichopteryx carpinata (Early Tooth-striped)Geometridae19
0688 Agonopterix heraclianaOecophoridae17
0670 Depressaria daucellaOecophoridae15
1661 Archiearis parthenias (Orange Underwing)Geometridae15
0451 Ypsolopha mucronellaYponomeutidae15
2469 Scoliopteryx libatrix (Herald)Noctuidae13
1025 Tortricodes alternellaTortricidae12
0998 Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth)Tortricidae11
2235 Lithophane semibrunnea (Tawny Pinion)Noctuidae11
1524 Emmelina monodactylaPterophoridae11
2241 Xylena vetusta (Red Sword-grass)Noctuidae10
0714 Agonopterix yeatianaOecophoridae10
2423 Nycteola revayana (Oak Nycteoline)Noctuidae9
2259 Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)Noctuidae8
1925 Apocheima hispidaria (Small Brindled Beauty)Geometridae8
1045 Acleris notanaTortricidae7
1747 Anticlea derivata (Streamer)Geometridae7
0695 Agonopterix alstromerianaOecophoridae6
1750 Lampropteryx suffumata (Water Carpet)Geometridae6
1054 Acleris cristanaTortricidae6
2183 Orthosia miniosa (Blossom Underwing)Noctuidae5
0701 Agonopterix ocellanaOecophoridae5
1926 Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)Geometridae5
1888 Ligdia adustata (Scorched Carpet)Geometridae5
1053 Acleris hastianaTortricidae4
1288 Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth)Alucitidae4
0288 Caloptilia stigmatellaGracillariidae4
0697 Agonopterix arenellaOecophoridae4
1880 Trichopteryx polycommata (Barred Tooth-striped)Geometridae4
1984 Macroglossum stellatarum (Humming-bird Hawk-moth)Sphingidae4
1055 Acleris hyemanaTortricidae4
2119 Peridroma saucia (Pearly Underwing)Noctuidae3
2441 Autographa gamma (Silver Y)Noctuidae3
1061 Acleris literanaTortricidae3
0692 Agonopterix subpropinquellaOecophoridae3
1342 Eudonia angusteaPyralidae2
2092 Agrotis puta (Shuttle-shaped Dart)Noctuidae2
2102 Ochropleura plecta (Flame Shoulder)Noctuidae2
2425 Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)Noctuidae2
2063 Diaphora mendica (Muslin Moth)Arctiidae2
1927 Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty)Geometridae2
0389 Choreutis pariana (Apple Leaf Skeletoniser)Choreutidae2
2389 Paradrina clavipalpis (Pale Mottled Willow)Noctuidae2
0698 Agonopterix kaekeritzianaOecophoridae2
1044 Acleris ferruganaTortricidae2
0672 Depressaria heraclei (Parsnip Moth)Oecophoridae2
1764 Chloroclysta truncata (Common Marbled Carpet)Geometridae2
2221 Shargacucullia verbasci (Mullein)Noctuidae2