Common species out now

Here is a 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.

2089 Agrotis exclamationis (Heart and Dart)

Adult flight:

1906 Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)

Adult flight:

2060 Spilosoma lubricipeda (White Ermine)

Adult flight:

2102 Ochropleura plecta (Flame Shoulder)

Adult flight:

2160 Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-eye)

Adult flight:

1991 Deilephila elpenor (Elephant Hawk-moth)

Adult flight:

2107 Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing)

Adult flight:

2321 Apamea monoglypha (Dark Arches)

Adult flight:

2120 Diarsia mendica (Ingrailed Clay)

Adult flight:

2061 Spilosoma luteum (Buff Ermine)

Adult flight:

1981 Laothoe populi (Poplar Hawk-moth)

Adult flight:

1727 Xanthorhoe montanata (Silver-ground Carpet)

Adult flight:

0017 Hepialus lupulinus (Common Swift)

Adult flight:

2334 Apamea sordens (Rustic Shoulder-knot)

Adult flight:

1713 Idaea aversata (Riband Wave)

Adult flight:

2326 Apamea crenata (Clouded-bordered Brindle)

Adult flight:

2434 Diachrysia chrysitis (Burnished Brass)

Adult flight:

1076 Celypha lacunana

Adult flight:

1931 Biston betularia (Peppered Moth)

Adult flight:

2477 Hypena proboscidalis (Snout)

Adult flight:

1764 Chloroclysta truncata (Common Marbled Carpet)

Adult flight:

2441 Autographa gamma (Silver Y)

Adult flight:

2098 Axylia putris (Flame)

Adult flight:

2442 Autographa pulchrina (Beautiful Golden Y)

Adult flight:

1376 Eurrhypara hortulata (Small Magpie)

Adult flight:


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