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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.

 

106 - East Ross.

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Scalloped Hook-tip
(Likely)
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Pebble Hook-tip
(Unlikely)
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Peach Blossom
(Unlikely)
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Northern Eggar
(Unlikely)
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Fox Moth
(Unlikely)
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Emperor Moth
(Unlikely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Likely)
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Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
(Likely)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Very unlikely)
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Cream Wave
(Unlikely)
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Birch Mocha
(Unlikely)
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Lead Belle
(Very unlikely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Small Argent & Sable
(Very unlikely)
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Common Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Shoulder Stripe
(Likely)
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Streamer
(Likely)
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May Highflyer
(Unlikely)
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Ruddy Highflyer
(Very unlikely)
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Pine Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Likely)
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Broken-barred Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Purple Bar
(Unlikely)
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Small Phoenix
(Likely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Likely)
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Autumn Green Carpet
(Likely)
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Water Carpet
(Very likely)
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Sandy Carpet
(Likely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Likely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Unlikely)
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Brindled Pug
(Likely)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Unlikely)
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Dwarf Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Larch Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Unlikely)
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Ochreous Pug
(Likely)
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Freyers/Edinburgh Pug
(Unlikely)
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Satyr Pug
(Unlikely)
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Currant Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Common Pug
(Likely)
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Grey Pug
(Unlikely)
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Broom-tip
(Likely)
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Seraphim
(Unlikely)
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Yellow-barred Brindle
(Likely)
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Early Tooth-striped
(Likely)
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Clouded Border
(Unlikely)
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Peacock Moth
(Likely)
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Tawny-barred Angle
(Likely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very likely)
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Barred Umber
(Unlikely)
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Scorched Wing
(Unlikely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Likely)
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Speckled Yellow
(Likely)
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Early Thorn
(Very likely)
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Lunar Thorn
(Likely)
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Purple Thorn
(Likely)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Very likely)
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Brindled Beauty
(Likely)
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Peppered Moth
(Likely)
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Engrailed
(Likely)
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Grey Birch
(Likely)
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Common Heath
(Likely)
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Bordered White
(Unlikely)
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Common White Wave
(Unlikely)
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Common Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Clouded Silver
(Likely)
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Puss Moth
(Very 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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Pale Prominent
(Likely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Very unlikely)
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Scarce Prominent
(Likely)
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Buff-tip
(Very unlikely)
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Herald
(Unlikely)
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White Ermine
(Likely)
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Ruby Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Small Purple-barred
(Likely)
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Mother Shipton
(Unlikely)
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Spectacle
(Unlikely)
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Silver Y
(Unlikely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Very likely)
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Grey Dagger
(Unlikely)
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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
(Very unlikely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Dusky Brocade
(Very unlikely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Unlikely)
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Rustic Shoulder-knot
(Very unlikely)
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Chestnut
(Unlikely)
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Red Sword-grass
(Likely)
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Dark Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Pine Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Drab
(Likely)
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Common Quaker
(Likely)
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Small Quaker
(Likely)
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Powdered Quaker
(Unlikely)
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Hebrew Character
(Very likely)
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Broad-bordered White Underwing
(Unlikely)
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Beautiful Yellow Underwing
(Very unlikely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Likely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Very unlikely)
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Glaucous Shears
(Unlikely)
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Lychnis
(Very unlikely)
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Marbled Coronet
(Very unlikely)
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Heart and Dart
(Unlikely)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Very unlikely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Unlikely)
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Red Chestnut
(Likely)
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Least Black Arches
(Likely)
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