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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
(Likely)
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Gold Swift
(Very unlikely)
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Ghost Moth
(Likely)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Unlikely)
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Poplar Lutestring
(Unlikely)
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Northern Eggar
(Unlikely)
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Fox Moth
(Unlikely)
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Drinker
(Likely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Humming-bird Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Bedstraw Hawk-moth
(Very unlikely)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Unlikely)
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Riband Wave
(Unlikely)
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Oblique Carpet
(Likely)
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Red Carpet
(Likely)
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Garden Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Flame Carpet
(Likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Likely)
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Common Carpet
(Likely)
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Beautiful Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Mountain Carpet
(Unlikely)
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July Highflyer
(Likely)
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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
(Unlikely)
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Northern Spinach
(Unlikely)
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Barred Straw
(Very unlikely)
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Small Phoenix
(Very unlikely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Likely)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Green Carpet
(Likely)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Small Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Barred Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Pretty Pinion
(Likely)
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Grass Rivulet
(Likely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Likely)
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Thyme Pug
(Unlikely)
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Lime-speck Pug
(Likely)
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Satyr Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Wormwood Pug
(Likely)
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Ling pug
(Unlikely)
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Common Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Pug
(Unlikely)
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Treble-bar
(Unlikely)
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Magpie Moth
(Likely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very unlikely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Unlikely)
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Peppered Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Bordered Grey
(Unlikely)
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Satin Beauty
(Very unlikely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Likely)
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Dotted Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Common Heath
(Very unlikely)
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Common White Wave
(Unlikely)
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Common Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Light Emerald
(Unlikely)
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Barred Red
(Unlikely)
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Scotch Annulet
(Likely)
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Grey Scalloped Bar
(Very unlikely)
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Puss Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Sallow Kitten
(Very unlikely)
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Iron Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Likely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Very unlikely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Straw Dot
(Likely)
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Snout
(Likely)
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Buff Ermine
(Likely)
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White Ermine
(Likely)
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Ruby Tiger
(Very unlikely)
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Wood Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Garden Tiger
(Likely)
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Cinnabar
(Very unlikely)
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Common Footman
(Very unlikely)
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Marsh Oblique-barred
(Unlikely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Unlikely)
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Spectacle
(Likely)
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Dark Spectacle
(Very unlikely)
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Burnished Brass
(Likely)
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Silver Y
(Likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Likely)
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Gold Spangle
(Very unlikely)
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Scarce Silver Y
(Likely)
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Gold Spot
(Likely)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Likely)
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Sweet Gale Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Knot Grass
(Unlikely)
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Shark
(Unlikely)
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Mouse Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Mottled Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Uncertain
(Unlikely)
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Rustic
(Likely)
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Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Haworth's Minor
(Unlikely)
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Crescent
(Unlikely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Large Ear
(Very unlikely)
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Flounced Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Small Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Unlikely)
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Dusky Brocade
(Likely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Likely)
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Dark Arches
(Likely)
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Light Arches
(Likely)
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Double Lobed
(Unlikely)
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Common Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Common Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Likely)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Unlikely)
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Dark Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Antler Moth
(Likely)
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Nutmeg
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Arches
(Very unlikely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Very unlikely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Likely)
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Broom Moth
(Unlikely)
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Shears
(Unlikely)
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Campion
(Likely)
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Lychnis
(Unlikely)
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Marbled Coronet
(Very unlikely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Likely)
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White-line Dart
(Likely)
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Heart and Dart
(Unlikely)
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Archer's Dart
(Likely)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Very unlikely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Likely)
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Purple Clay
(Likely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Likely)
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Small Square-spot
(Likely)
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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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Least Yellow Underwing
(Very unlikely)
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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Unlikely)
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Double Dart
(Unlikely)
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Dotted Clay
(Likely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Likely)
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Double Square-spot
(Unlikely)
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Gothic
(Very unlikely)
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