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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.

 

110 - Outer Hebrides

January

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August

September

October

November

December

Map-winged Swift
(Regular)
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Ghost Moth
(Infrequent)
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Drinker
(Infrequent)
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Humming-bird Hawk-moth
(Infrequent)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Frequent)
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Riband Wave
(Regular)
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Oblique Carpet
(Regular)
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Red Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Garden Carpet
(Frequent)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Flame Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Yellow Shell
(Frequent)
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Common Carpet
(Frequent)
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Grey Mountain Carpet
(Infrequent)
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July Highflyer
(Very frequent)
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Pine Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Chestnut-coloured Carpet
(Frequent)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Regular)
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Purple Bar
(Very frequent)
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Chevron
(Very frequent)
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Northern Spinach
(Regular)
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Barred Straw
(Unusual)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Frequent)
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Green Carpet
(Unusual)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Frequent)
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Small Autumnal Moth
(Infrequent)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Frequent)
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Small Rivulet
(Infrequent)
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Barred Rivulet
(Infrequent)
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Pretty Pinion
(Frequent)
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Grass Rivulet
(Regular)
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Juniper Pug
(Unusual)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Infrequent)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Frequent)
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Thyme Pug
(Unusual)
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Lime-speck Pug
(Frequent)
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Wormwood Pug
(Very frequent)
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Manchester Treble-bar
(Infrequent)
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Treble-bar
(Frequent)
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Magpie Moth
(Frequent)
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Brimstone Moth
(Regular)
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Bordered Beauty
(Unusual)
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Scalloped Oak
(Unusual)
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Bordered Grey
(Unusual)
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Satin Beauty
(Unusual)
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Mottled Beauty
(Frequent)
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Common White Wave
(Infrequent)
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Light Emerald
(Regular)
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Barred Red
(Regular)
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Scotch Annulet
(Frequent)
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Pebble Prominent
(Regular)
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Straw Dot
(Frequent)
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Snout
(Very frequent)
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White Ermine
(Infrequent)
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Garden Tiger
(Very frequent)
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Marsh Oblique-barred
(Unusual)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Regular)
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Spectacle
(Regular)
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Burnished Brass
(Very frequent)
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Silver Y
(Frequent)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very frequent)
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Gold Spangle
(Infrequent)
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Scarce Silver Y
(Frequent)
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Gold Spot
(Very frequent)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Regular)
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Shark
(Unusual)
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Anomalous
(Frequent)
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Mouse Moth
(Frequent)
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Pale Mottled Willow
(Unusual)
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Uncertain
(Infrequent)
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Rustic
(Frequent)
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Angle Shades
(Infrequent)
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Haworth's Minor
(Very frequent)
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Crescent
(Very frequent)
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Rosy Rustic
(Very frequent)
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Large Ear
(Frequent)
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Crinan Ear
(Frequent)
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Flounced Rustic
(Very frequent)
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Small Wainscot
(Very frequent)
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Dusky Brocade
(Regular)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Regular)
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Dark Arches
(Very frequent)
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Light Arches
(Frequent)
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Double Lobed
(Regular)
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Common Rustic
(Infrequent)
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Lesser Common Rustic
(Frequent)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Regular)
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Pink-barred Sallow
(Frequent)
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Sallow
(Unusual)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Frequent)
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Northern Deep-brown Dart
(Very frequent)
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Black Rustic
(Unusual)
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Hedge Rustic
(Very frequent)
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Antler Moth
(Very frequent)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Frequent)
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Campion
(Regular)
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Common Wainscot
(Unusual)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Very frequent)
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White-line Dart
(Very frequent)
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Heart and Dart
(Unusual)
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Archer's Dart
(Frequent)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Infrequent)
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Flame Shoulder
(Frequent)
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Barred Chestnut
(Infrequent)
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Purple Clay
(Frequent)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Very frequent)
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Small Square-spot
(Regular)
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Red Chestnut
(Unusual)
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True Lover's Knot
(Very frequent)
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Dotted Rustic
(Infrequent)
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Northern Rustic
(Frequent)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Very frequent)
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Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Very frequent)
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Least Yellow Underwing
(Unusual)
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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Frequent)
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Great Brocade
(Unusual)
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Dotted Clay
(Very frequent)
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Neglected Rustic
(Frequent)
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Heath Rustic
(Frequent)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Very frequent)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Very frequent)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Unusual)
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Triple-spotted Clay
(Unusual)
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Double Square-spot
(Unusual)
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Autumnal Rustic
(Very frequent)
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