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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
(Unlikely)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Unlikely)
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Pebble Hook-tip
(Very unlikely)
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Peach Blossom
(Very unlikely)
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Fox Moth
(Likely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Likely)
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Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Cream Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Garden Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Likely)
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Common Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Streamer
(Unlikely)
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May Highflyer
(Likely)
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Ruddy Highflyer
(Unlikely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Broken-barred Carpet
(Likely)
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Small Phoenix
(Likely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Autumn Green Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Likely)
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Green Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Water Carpet
(Very likely)
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Rivulet
(Very unlikely)
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Sandy Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Unlikely)
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V-Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Unlikely)
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Brindled Pug
(Unlikely)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Unlikely)
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Currant Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Common Pug
(Unlikely)
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Grey Pug
(Unlikely)
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Early Tooth-striped
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Border
(Likely)
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Peacock Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very likely)
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Barred Umber
(Likely)
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Scorched Wing
(Likely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Likely)
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Early Thorn
(Likely)
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Lunar Thorn
(Likely)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Likely)
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Peppered Moth
(Likely)
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Engrailed
(Likely)
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Common Heath
(Unlikely)
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Common White Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Clouded Silver
(Unlikely)
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Grass Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Little Emerald
(Unlikely)
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Puss Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Marbled Brown
(Unlikely)
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Lunar Marbled Brown
(Unlikely)
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Iron Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Likely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Likely)
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Buff-tip
(Unlikely)
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Herald
(Unlikely)
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Buff Ermine
(Very unlikely)
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White Ermine
(Likely)
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Ruby Tiger
(Very unlikely)
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Cinnabar
(Unlikely)
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Spectacle
(Unlikely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Likely)
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Alder Moth
(Unlikely)
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Knot Grass
(Likely)
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Early Grey
(Unlikely)
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Brown Rustic
(Likely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Likely)
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Clouded Drab
(Likely)
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Common Quaker
(Likely)
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Small Quaker
(Very unlikely)
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Powdered Quaker
(Likely)
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Hebrew Character
(Likely)
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Twin-spotted Quaker
(Unlikely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Likely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Unlikely)
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Broom Moth
(Unlikely)
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Glaucous Shears
(Unlikely)
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Shears
(Very unlikely)
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Campion
(Very unlikely)
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Lychnis
(Unlikely)
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Marbled Coronet
(Unlikely)
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Heart and Dart
(Very unlikely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Likely)
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Small Square-spot
(Likely)
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Red Chestnut
(Unlikely)
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Least Black Arches
(Unlikely)
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