Join Donate Identify
Butterflies Moths How you can help Our work Events  
 

East Scotland Branch

 

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.

 

106 - East Ross.

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Orange Swift
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Map-winged Swift
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Gold Swift
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Six-Spot Burnet
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Scalloped Hook-tip
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Pebble Hook-tip
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Common Lutestring
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Pale Eggar
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Poplar Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Humming-bird Hawk-moth
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Elephant Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Small Fan-footed Wave
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Riband Wave
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Plain Wave
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Shaded Broad-bar
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Silver-ground Carpet
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Yellow Shell
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Common Carpet
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Beautiful Carpet
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Grey Mountain Carpet
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
July Highflyer
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Pine Carpet
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Chestnut-coloured Carpet
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Grey Pine Carpet
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Blue-bordered Carpet
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Barred Yellow
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Purple Bar
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Phoenix
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Chevron
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Northern Spinach
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Barred Straw
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Small Phoenix
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Red-Green Carpet
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Autumn Green Carpet
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Common Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Dark Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Beech-green Carpet
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Green Carpet
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Welsh Wave
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Twin-spot Carpet
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Small Rivulet
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Pretty Pinion
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Double-striped Pug
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Green Pug
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Slender Pug
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Foxglove Pug
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Juniper Pug
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Golden-rod Pug
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Narrow-winged Pug
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Wormwood Pug
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Ling pug
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Tawny Speckled Pug
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Manchester Treble-bar
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Treble-bar
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Broom-tip
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Magpie Moth
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Clouded Border
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Brimstone Moth
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Bordered Beauty
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Canary-shouldered Thorn
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Scalloped Oak
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Peppered Moth
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Willow Beauty
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Satin Beauty
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Mottled Beauty
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Dotted Carpet
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Bordered White
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Common White Wave
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Common Wave
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Light Emerald
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Barred Red
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Scotch Annulet
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Brussels Lace
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Large Emerald
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Iron Prominent
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Pebble Prominent
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Swallow Prominent
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Coxcomb Prominent
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Buff-tip
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Herald
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Straw Dot
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Snout
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Vapourer
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
White Ermine
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Garden Tiger
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Common Footman
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Pinion-streaked Snout
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Spectacle
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Burnished Brass
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Silver Y
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Beautiful Golden Y
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Gold Spangle
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Scarce Silver Y
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Gold Spot
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Lempke's Gold Spot
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Knot Grass
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Poplar Grey
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Anomalous
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Mouse Moth
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Marbled Beauty
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Mottled Rustic
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Uncertain
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Rustic
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Old Lady
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Haworth's Minor
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Crescent
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Frosted Orange
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Rosy Rustic
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Large Ear
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Ear Moth
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Crinan Ear
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Flounced Rustic
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Small Wainscot
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Small Dotted Buff
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Dusky Brocade
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Slender Brindle
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Dark Arches
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Light Arches
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Common Rustic
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Lesser Common Rustic
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Rosy Minor
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Marbled Minor
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Middle-barred Minor
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Orange Sallow
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Pink-barred Sallow
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Sallow
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Brown-spot Pinion
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Flounced Chestnut
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Brick
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Chestnut
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Golden-rod Brindle
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Angle-striped Sallow
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Dun-bar
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Centre-barred Sallow
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Minor Shoulder-knot
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Suspected
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Brindled Green
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Grey Chi
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Northern Deep-brown Dart
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Black Rustic
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Dark Brocade
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Antler Moth
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Grey Arches
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Bright-line Brown-eye
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Broad-barred White
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Lychnis
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Brown-line Bright Eye
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Common Wainscot
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Smoky Wainscot
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Clay
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Coast Dart
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
White-line Dart
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Turnip Moth
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Archer's Dart
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Flame Shoulder
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Barred Chestnut
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Purple Clay
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Ingrailed Clay
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Small Square-spot
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
True Lover's Knot
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Large Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Great Brocade
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Green Arches
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Dotted Clay
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Neglected Rustic
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Heath Rustic
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Square-spot Rustic
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Six-striped Rustic
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Triple-spotted Clay
(Unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Double Square-spot
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Autumnal Rustic
(Very likely)
Click here to view photo.
Plain Clay
(Likely)
Click here to view photo.
Cousin German
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Gothic
(Very unlikely)
Click here to view photo.
Copyright Butterfly Conservation 2009 East Scotland Branch
Privacy and Copyright Statement

Butterfly Conservation is a registered charity and non-profit-making company, limited by guarantee.
Registered Office: Manor Yard, East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5QP.
Charity registered in England and Wales (254937) and in Scotland (SCO39268).