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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

Pale Eggar
(Likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Likely)
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July Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Likely)
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Chevron
(Unlikely)
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Northern Spinach
(Very unlikely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Likely)
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Autumn Green Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Likely)
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Green Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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November Moth
(Unlikely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Border
(Very unlikely)
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Bordered Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Canary-shouldered Thorn
(Likely)
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Feathered Thorn
(Unlikely)
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Dotted Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Iron Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Herald
(Unlikely)
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Silver Y
(Likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very unlikely)
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Knot Grass
(Very unlikely)
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Anomalous
(Very unlikely)
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Green-brindled Crescent
(Likely)
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Angle Shades
(Likely)
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Haworth's Minor
(Unlikely)
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Crescent
(Likely)
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Frosted Orange
(Likely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Very likely)
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Large Ear
(Unlikely)
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Ear Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Crinan Ear
(Very unlikely)
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Flounced Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Large Wainscot
(Very unlikely)
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Small Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Dark Arches
(Unlikely)
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Common Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Pink-barred Sallow
(Likely)
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Sallow
(Likely)
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Flounced Chestnut
(Likely)
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Red-line Quaker
(Likely)
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Yellow-line Quaker
(Likely)
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Lunar Underwing
(Likely)
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Chestnut
(Likely)
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Merveille du Jour
(Unlikely)
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Black Rustic
(Likely)
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Antler Moth
(Unlikely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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White-line Dart
(Very unlikely)
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Barred Chestnut
(Unlikely)
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Small Square-spot
(Likely)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Likely)
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Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Likely)
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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Unlikely)
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Neglected Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Heath Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Very likely)
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Autumnal Rustic
(Very likely)
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