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 14) 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)Noctuidae558
2187 Orthosia cerasi (Common Quaker)Noctuidae444
2243 Xylocampa areola (Early Grey)Noctuidae380
2182 Orthosia cruda (Small Quaker)Noctuidae315
2188 Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)Noctuidae301
1917 Selenia dentaria (Early Thorn)Geometridae174
2189 Orthosia munda (Twin-spotted Quaker)Noctuidae133
2186 Orthosia gracilis (Powdered Quaker)Noctuidae132
1862 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Double-striped Pug)Geometridae126
1663 Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)Geometridae120
1930 Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)Geometridae112
1934 Agriopis marginaria (Dotted Border)Geometridae80
1852 Eupithecia abbreviata (Brindled Pug)Geometridae78
2139 Cerastis rubricosa (Red Chestnut)Noctuidae74
2258 Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)Noctuidae68
1746 Anticlea badiata (Shoulder Stripe)Geometridae62
1927 Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty)Geometridae59
2179 Panolis flammea (Pine Beauty)Noctuidae57
1881 Trichopteryx carpinata (Early Tooth-striped)Geometridae54
1947 Ectropis bistortata (Engrailed)Geometridae50
2236 Lithophane hepatica (Pale Pinion)Noctuidae47
1747 Anticlea derivata (Streamer)Geometridae46
1660 Polyploca ridens (Frosted Green)Thyatiridae38
2425 Colocasia coryli (Nut-tree Tussock)Noctuidae35
2260 Conistra rubiginea (Dotted Chestnut)Noctuidae34
0663 Diurnea fagellaOecophoridae33
2091 Agrotis ipsilon (Dark Sword-grass)Noctuidae31
2256 Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)Noctuidae30
2306 Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades)Noctuidae30
1750 Lampropteryx suffumata (Water Carpet)Geometridae28
2469 Scoliopteryx libatrix (Herald)Noctuidae25
1633 Eriogaster lanestris (Small Eggar)Lasiocampidae23
2237 Lithophane ornitopus (Grey Shoulder-knot)Noctuidae22
0998 Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth)Tortricidae21
1960 Theria primaria (Early Moth)Geometridae21
1919 Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)Geometridae21
1775 Colostygia multistrigaria (Mottled Grey)Geometridae20
1524 Emmelina monodactylaPterophoridae19
1905 Pachycnemia hippocastanaria (Horse Chestnut)Geometridae19
2015 Drymonia ruficornis (Lunar Marbled Brown)Notodontidae18
2185 Orthosia populeti (Lead-coloured Drab)Noctuidae16
2183 Orthosia miniosa (Blossom Underwing)Noctuidae15
1661 Archiearis parthenias (Orange Underwing)Geometridae15
0688 Agonopterix heraclianaOecophoridae15
0714 Agonopterix yeatianaOecophoridae14
1906 Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)Geometridae13
1288 Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth)Alucitidae12
0670 Depressaria daucellaOecophoridae12
2063 Diaphora mendica (Muslin Moth)Arctiidae12
1659 Achlya flavicornis (Yellow Horned)Thyatiridae11
2235 Lithophane semibrunnea (Tawny Pinion)Noctuidae11
2003 Notodonta ziczac (Pebble Prominent)Notodontidae10
0701 Agonopterix ocellanaOecophoridae9
2005 Peridea anceps (Great Prominent)Notodontidae9
2241 Xylena vetusta (Red Sword-grass)Noctuidae8
0436 Pseudoswammerdamia combinellaYponomeutidae8
1061 Acleris literanaTortricidae8
1984 Macroglossum stellatarum (Humming-bird Hawk-moth)Sphingidae7
0697 Agonopterix arenellaOecophoridae7
0006 Eriocrania subpurpurellaEriocraniidae7
0695 Agonopterix alstromerianaOecophoridae6
2423 Nycteola revayana (Oak Nycteoline)Noctuidae6
2184 Orthosia opima (Northern Drab)Noctuidae6
1846 Eupithecia nanata (Narrow-winged Pug)Geometridae6
1342 Eudonia angusteaPyralidae6
1858 Chloroclystis v-ata (V-Pug)Geometridae6
2102 Ochropleura plecta (Flame Shoulder)Noctuidae6
2289 Acronicta rumicis (Knot Grass)Noctuidae6
0667 Semioscopis steinkellnerianaOecophoridae5
0464 Plutella xylostella (Diamond-back Moth)Yponomeutidae5
2441 Autographa gamma (Silver Y)Noctuidae5
1054 Acleris cristanaTortricidae5
2221 Shargacucullia verbasci (Mullein)Noctuidae5
0149 Adela cuprellaIncurvariidae5
1768 Thera obeliscata (Grey Pine Carpet)Geometridae5
1643 Saturnia pavonia (Emperor Moth)Saturniidae4
2214 Cucullia chamomillae (Chamomile Shark)Noctuidae4
0672 Depressaria heraclei (Parsnip Moth)Oecophoridae4
2259 Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)Noctuidae4
0648 Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House Moth)Oecophoridae4
1662 Archiearis notha (Light Orange Underwing)Geometridae4
0451 Ypsolopha mucronellaYponomeutidae4
2006 Pheosia gnoma (Lesser Swallow Prominent)Notodontidae4
0011 Eriocrania cicatricellaEriocraniidae4
1936 Menophra abruptaria (Waved Umber)Geometridae3
2450 Abrostola tripartita (Spectacle)Noctuidae3
2160 Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-eye)Noctuidae3
1853 Eupithecia dodoneata (Oak-tree Pug)Geometridae3
1053 Acleris hastianaTortricidae3
1834 Eupithecia vulgata (Common Pug)Geometridae3
0473 Acrolepiopsis assectella (Leek Moth)Yponomeutidae3
0013 Eriocrania semipurpurellaEriocraniidae3
2011 Pterostoma palpina (Pale Prominent)Notodontidae3
0607 Elachista canapennellaElachistidae3
2107 Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing)Noctuidae3
1880 Trichopteryx polycommata (Barred Tooth-striped)Geometridae3
1055 Acleris hyemanaTortricidae3
1888 Ligdia adustata (Scorched Carpet)Geometridae3
1136 Epinotia immundanaTortricidae3
2087 Agrotis segetum (Turnip Moth)Noctuidae3
1497 Amblyptilia acanthadactylaPterophoridae3
0649 Esperia sulphurellaOecophoridae2
1769 Thera britannica (Spruce Carpet)Geometridae2
0665 Dasystoma salicellaOecophoridae2
1398 Nomophila noctuella (Rush Veneer)Pyralidae2
2019 Clostera curtula (Chocolate-tip)Notodontidae2
1045 Acleris notanaTortricidae2
2092 Agrotis puta (Shuttle-shaped Dart)Noctuidae2
2060 Spilosoma lubricipeda (White Ermine)Arctiidae2
2010 Odontosia carmelita (Scarce Prominent)Notodontidae2
2140 Cerastis leucographa (White-marked)Noctuidae2
1724 Xanthorhoe spadicearia (Red Twin-spot Carpet)Geometridae2
1651 Cilix glaucata (Chinese Character)Drepanidae2
0476 Acrolepia autumnitellaYponomeutidae2
0472 Digitivalva pulicariaeYponomeutidae2
0050 Stigmella aurellaNepticulidae2
0129 Incurvaria pectineaIncurvariidae2
0705 Agonopterix umbellanaOecophoridae2
1728 Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Garden Carpet)Geometridae2
0682 Depressaria chaerophylliOecophoridae2
2385 Spodoptera exigua (Small Mottled Willow)Noctuidae2