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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.

 

104 - North Ebudes

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Fox Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Emperor Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Very unlikely)
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Garden Carpet
(Likely)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Likely)
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Streamer
(Unlikely)
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May Highflyer
(Likely)
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Ruddy Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Likely)
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Small Phoenix
(Unlikely)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Water Carpet
(Likely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Unlikely)
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Satyr Pug
(Likely)
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Early Tooth-striped
(Likely)
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Clouded Border
(Likely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very likely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Early Thorn
(Likely)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Likely)
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Peppered Moth
(Likely)
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Engrailed
(Very unlikely)
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Common Heath
(Very likely)
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Bordered White
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Silver
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Scalloped Bar
(Likely)
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Puss Moth
(Likely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Likely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Pale Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Herald
(Very unlikely)
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Buff Ermine
(Unlikely)
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White Ermine
(Likely)
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Spectacle
(Very unlikely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Likely)
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Light Knot Grass
(Unlikely)
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Knot Grass
(Likely)
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Early Grey
(Unlikely)
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Brown Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Likely)
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Red Sword-grass
(Likely)
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Dark Brocade
(Likely)
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Pine Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Drab
(Very likely)
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Common Quaker
(Very likely)
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Powdered Quaker
(Very likely)
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Hebrew Character
(Very likely)
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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
(Very likely)
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Marbled Coronet
(Likely)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Likely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Unlikely)
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Red Chestnut
(Very likely)
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