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 8) 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
1926 Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)Geometridae323
1934 Agriopis marginaria (Dotted Border)Geometridae245
2258 Conistra vaccinii (Chestnut)Noctuidae230
1663 Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)Geometridae203
1960 Theria primaria (Early Moth)Geometridae127
2190 Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)Noctuidae108
2256 Eupsilia transversa (Satellite)Noctuidae81
0688 Agonopterix heraclianaOecophoridae69
1025 Tortricodes alternellaTortricidae50
2188 Orthosia incerta (Clouded Drab)Noctuidae49
2187 Orthosia cerasi (Common Quaker)Noctuidae45
2259 Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)Noctuidae44
1932 Agriopis leucophaearia (Spring Usher)Geometridae42
1524 Emmelina monodactylaPterophoridae19
2243 Xylocampa areola (Early Grey)Noctuidae16
1930 Biston strataria (Oak Beauty)Geometridae12
0695 Agonopterix alstromerianaOecophoridae11
1659 Achlya flavicornis (Yellow Horned)Thyatiridae10
1053 Acleris hastianaTortricidae10
0998 Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth)Tortricidae9
0663 Diurnea fagellaOecophoridae7
0647 Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Brown House Moth)Oecophoridae7
0461 Ypsolopha ustellaYponomeutidae7
2237 Lithophane ornitopus (Grey Shoulder-knot)Noctuidae6
1760 Chloroclysta siterata (Red-green Carpet)Geometridae5
2182 Orthosia cruda (Small Quaker)Noctuidae5
2139 Cerastis rubricosa (Red Chestnut)Noctuidae5
1497 Amblyptilia acanthadactylaPterophoridae5
1947 Ectropis bistortata (Engrailed)Geometridae5
2241 Xylena vetusta (Red Sword-grass)Noctuidae4
1948x Ectropis sp. (an engrailed moth)Geometridae4
1044x Acleris ferrugana/notanaTortricidae4
0697 Agonopterix arenellaOecophoridae4
1044 Acleris ferruganaTortricidae4
1288 Alucita hexadactyla (Twenty-plume Moth)Alucitidae4
2469 Scoliopteryx libatrix (Herald)Noctuidae4
0689 Agonopterix ciliellaOecophoridae3
0890 Mompha jurassicellaMomphidae3
1055 Acleris hyemanaTortricidae3
0648 Endrosis sarcitrella (White-shouldered House Moth)Oecophoridae2
1045 Acleris notanaTortricidae2
1862 Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Double-striped Pug)Geometridae2
2179 Panolis flammea (Pine Beauty)Noctuidae2
1750 Lampropteryx suffumata (Water Carpet)Geometridae2
1925 Apocheima hispidaria (Small Brindled Beauty)Geometridae2