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 4) 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
1960 Theria primaria (Early Moth)Geometridae124
1926 Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)Geometridae96
2258 Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)Noctuidae68
1932 Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher)Geometridae35
1934 Agriopis marginaria (Dotted Border)Geometridae20
1799 Operophtera brumata (Winter Moth)Geometridae17
2256 Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)Noctuidae14
2259 Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)Noctuidae13
1935 Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber)Geometridae11
0461 Ypsolopha ustellaYponomeutidae8
2190 Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)Noctuidae8
2469 Scoliopteryx libatrix (Herald)Noctuidae7
1025 Tortricodes alternellaTortricidae6
0688 Agonopterix heraclianaOecophoridae5
0998 Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth)Tortricidae5
1663 Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)Geometridae4
1790 Triphosa dubitata (Tissue)Geometridae4
2187 Orthosia cerasi (Common Quaker)Noctuidae2
0648 Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House Moth)Oecophoridae2
0697 Agonopterix arenellaOecophoridae2
1930 Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)Geometridae2
0819 Scrobipalpa costellaGelechiidae2
0647 Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth)Oecophoridae2
1053 Acleris hastianaTortricidae2