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2122 Purple Clay  Diarsia brunnea


Flying : Mainly late June, July and early August

Common

Photo of  Purple Clay by David Owen.

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2112  Least Yellow Underwing  Noctua interjecta

Flying : Mainly July and August

Common but less common in Scotland

2117  Autumnal Rustic  Eugnorisma glareosa

Flying : Mainly August, September and October

Common

2118  True Lovers Knot  Lycophotia porphyrea

Flying : Mainly June, July and August

Common

2126  Setaceous Hebrew Character  Xestia c-nigrum

Flying : May to October

Common

2123  Small Square-spot  Diarsia rubi

Flying : May to October

Common

2120  Ingrailed Clay  Diarsia mendica mendica

Flying : Mainly May to August

Common - less common than others in this group.

Very variable in colour and wing patterns

2128  Double Square-spot  Xestia triangulum

Flying : Mainly June, July and August

Common

2133  Six-striped Rustic  Xestia sexstrigata

Flying : June to September - mainly August

Common

2134  Square-spot Rustic  Xestia xanthographa

Flying : Mainly July to October - most numerous in August, September

Common

2139  Red Chestnut  Cerastis rubricosa

Flying : March and April - in the North April and May

Common

2087  Turnip Moth  Agrotis segetum

Flying : Mainly May to October

Common

2088  Heart and Club  Agrotis clavis

Flying : Mainly May to August

Common in Wales and Southern and Central England but less common farther North and in Northern Ireland

2089  Heart and Dart  Agrotis exclamationis

Flying : Mainly May to September - most numerous in June and July

Common

2091  Dark Sword-grass  Agrotis ipsilon

Flying : All the year, mainly June to October

Common immigrant

2092  Shuttle-shaped Dart  Agrotis puta

Flying : Mainly May to August - most Numerous in June and July.

Common - but less common in the North of Scotland and Northern Ireland

2098  Flame  Axylia putris

Flying : May to September - most numerous in June and July

Common

2102  Flame Shoulder  Ochropleura plecta

Flying : Occasional records all the year but mainly May to September

Common

2107  Large Yellow Underwing  Noctua pronuba

Flying : Occasional records all the year but mainly June to October

Common

2109  Lesser Yellow Underwing  Noctua comes

Flying : Occasional records all the year but mainly June to October

Common

2110  Broad-Bordered Yellow Underwing  Noctua fimbriata

Flying : Occasional records all the year but mainly July to September

Common

2111  Lesser Broad-Bordered Yellow Underwing  Noctua janthe

Flying : Mainly July, August, September

Common

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