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Moths of the Month (Adult Macros)

The National Moth Recording Scheme's database has records for each of the species for a vice county for a given month. The photographs are taken from the Scottish County Moth Recorders' Voucher Archive.  If the Archive has a photo of the species for the Vice County then that will be shown, otherwise a photo from another Scottish VC will display.  

A simple algorithm has been used to provide an indication of abundance of the species in that month (not of its abundance generally) for records since January 2000.  This has been based on the number of records (not the counts within records) that the moth has for that month in that VC compared to the total counts for that VC in that month for all species.  Some inappropriate categories may therefore be shown, but any species with 'Very Unlikely', or for beginners 'Unlikely' against them should be verified with your CMR.

 

101 - Kintyre

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Map-winged Swift
(Very likely)
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Gold Swift
(Very likely)
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Ghost Moth
(Unlikely)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Likely)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Likely)
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Peach Blossom
(Likely)
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Common Lutestring
(Very likely)
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Northern Eggar
(Likely)
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Drinker
(Very likely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Single-dotted Wave
(Very likely)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Very likely)
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Riband Wave
(Very likely)
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Smoky Wave
(Likely)
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July Belle
(Unlikely)
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Garden Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Likely)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Very likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Very likely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Carpet
(Unlikely)
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July Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Chestnut-coloured Carpet
(Likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Very likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Very likely)
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Barred Yellow
(Likely)
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Broken-barred Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Purple Bar
(Very likely)
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Chevron
(Unlikely)
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Northern Spinach
(Very likely)
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Barred Straw
(Very likely)
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Small Phoenix
(Likely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Likely)
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Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Water Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Welsh Wave
(Very likely)
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Scallop Shell
(Likely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Likely)
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Rivulet
(Very likely)
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Small Rivulet
(Very likely)
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Pretty Pinion
(Very likely)
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Grass Rivulet
(Very likely)
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Sandy Carpet
(Very likely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Very likely)
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V-Pug
(Likely)
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Green Pug
(Unlikely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Very likely)
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Larch Pug
(Unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Likely)
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Lime-speck Pug
(Likely)
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Wormwood Pug
(Likely)
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Currant Pug
(Unlikely)
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Tawny Speckled Pug
(Unlikely)
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Magpie Moth
(Very likely)
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Clouded Border
(Very likely)
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Tawny-barred Angle
(Unlikely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Unlikely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very likely)
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Bordered Beauty
(Likely)
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Early Thorn
(Unlikely)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Unlikely)
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Scalloped Oak
(Very likely)
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Swallow-tailed Moth
(Likely)
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Peppered Moth
(Very likely)
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Willow Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Satin Beauty
(Likely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Very likely)
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Dotted Carpet
(Likely)
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Engrailed
(Unlikely)
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Common White Wave
(Very likely)
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Common Wave
(Very likely)
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Light Emerald
(Very likely)
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Barred Red
(Very likely)
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Annulet
(Unlikely)
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Brussels Lace
(Unlikely)
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Grass Wave
(Unlikely)
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Grass Emerald
(Unlikely)
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Large Emerald
(Very likely)
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Sallow Kitten
(Unlikely)
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Iron Prominent
(Likely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Very likely)
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Swallow Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Very likely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Very likely)
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Buff-tip
(Very likely)
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Straw Dot
(Very likely)
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Snout
(Very likely)
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Buff Ermine
(Very likely)
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White Ermine
(Very likely)
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Garden Tiger
(Very likely)
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Cinnabar
(Unlikely)
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Muslin Footman
(Likely)
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Four-dotted Footman
(Unlikely)
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Red-necked Footman
(Likely)
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Common Footman
(Likely)
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Small Fan-foot
(Likely)
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Marsh Oblique-barred
(Likely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Very likely)
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Spectacle
(Very likely)
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Dark Spectacle
(Unlikely)
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Burnished Brass
(Very likely)
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Silver Y
(Likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very likely)
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Plain Golden Y
(Unlikely)
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Gold Spangle
(Very likely)
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Gold Spot
(Very likely)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Very likely)
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Grey Dagger
(Likely)
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Knot Grass
(Likely)
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Coronet
(Unlikely)
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Shark
(Unlikely)
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Anomalous
(Unlikely)
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Mottled Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Brown Rustic
(Very likely)
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Saxon
(Unlikely)
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Angle Shades
(Likely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Very likely)
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Haworth's Minor
(Unlikely)
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Crescent
(Likely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Flounced Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Small Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Very likely)
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Dusky Brocade
(Very likely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Very likely)
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Dark Arches
(Very likely)
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Light Arches
(Likely)
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Confused
(Likely)
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Common Rustic
(Very likely)
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Marbled Minor
(Likely)
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Tawny Marbled Minor
(Likely)
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Rufous Minor
(Likely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Very likely)
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Antler Moth
(Very likely)
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Grey Arches
(Very likely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Likely)
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Beautiful Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Very likely)
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Broom Moth
(Very likely)
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Campion
(Likely)
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Lychnis
(Very likely)
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Common Wainscot
(Likely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Heart and Dart
(Likely)
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Flame
(Very likely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Very likely)
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Purple Clay
(Very likely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Very likely)
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Small Square-spot
(Very likely)
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True Lover's Knot
(Very likely)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
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Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
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Green Arches
(Very likely)
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Dotted Clay
(Very likely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Likely)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Likely)
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Triple-spotted Clay
(Very likely)
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Double Square-spot
(Very likely)
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Gothic
(Likely)
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