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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

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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