Flying tonight

Below is a list of the macro moths which may be seen in Ceredigion at this time of year. This is not an exhaustive list, moths can appear out of their normal flight period, or you may have a new species for the county. The list contains only common names and is ordered by species abundance for this month giving the total number of individuals for each species and the number for this month. Rarer species may require evidence such as a photo or even the specimen to confirm identification. Please contact the county recorder if you need help with identification or you have something which is not in the following list.
Vernacular Total Individuals Dec Evidence req.
Winter Moth 8595 5580
Mottled Umber 10060 2938
December Moth 5513 2157
Chestnut 21819 531
Northern Winter Moth 2104 224
Scarce Umber 1120 198
Yellow-line Quaker 4415 104
Feathered Thorn 3705 56
Satellite 1230 34
Dark Chestnut 241 29
November Moth agg. 4362 25
Grey Pine Carpet 2810 16
Red Sword-grass 669 16
Red-green Carpet 6084 14
Pale Brindled Beauty 1636 10
Spruce Carpet 2028 9
Angle Shades 1240 7
Brick 578 6 Photo
Grey Shoulder-knot 211 6
Autumn Green Carpet 698 5 Photo
November Moth 12976 4 Dissection
Red-line Quaker 3323 4
Autumnal Moth 2359 4 Dissection
Dark Arches 14145 3 Photo
Dotted Border 2088 3 Photo
Dark Sword-grass 357 3 Photo
Silver Y 5847 2 Photo