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 50) 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.

SpeciesFamilyNumber of Records
1799 Operophtera brumata (Winter Moth)Geometridae344
1935 Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber)Geometridae102
2258 Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)Noctuidae35
1631 Poecilocampa populi (December Moth)Lasiocampidae34
2259 Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)Noctuidae26
1800 Operophtera fagata (Northern Winter Moth)Geometridae21
1926 Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)Geometridae11
1933 Agriopis aurantiaria (Scarce Umber)Geometridae11
0998 Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth)Tortricidae11
2306 Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades)Noctuidae7
2256 Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)Noctuidae7
1761 Chloroclysta miata (Autumn Green Carpet)Geometridae6
2469 Scoliopteryx libatrix (Herald)Noctuidae4
1288 Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth)Alucitidae3
1795x Epirrita dilutata agg. (November Moth agg.)Geometridae3
0688 Agonopterix heraclianaOecophoridae2
2264 Agrochola macilenta (Yellow-line Quaker)Noctuidae2
1055 Acleris hyemanaTortricidae2
1760 Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)Geometridae2
0874 Blastobasis lacticolellaBlastobasidae2