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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

Convolvulus Hawk-moth
(Very unlikely)
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Vestal
(Very unlikely)
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Oblique Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Red Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Garden Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Flame Carpet
(Likely)
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Common 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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Juniper Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Purple Bar
(Unlikely)
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Chevron
(Likely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Autumn Green Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Likely)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Green Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Small Autumnal Moth
(Unlikely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Unlikely)
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Lime-speck Pug
(Unlikely)
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Magpie Moth
(Unlikely)
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Scotch Annulet
(Very unlikely)
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Herald
(Very unlikely)
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Straw Dot
(Very unlikely)
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Snout
(Unlikely)
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Garden Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Very unlikely)
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Spectacle
(Very unlikely)
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Burnished Brass
(Unlikely)
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Silver Y
(Likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Unlikely)
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Gold Spot
(Likely)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Very unlikely)
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Anomalous
(Unlikely)
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Mouse Moth
(Likely)
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Angle Shades
(Likely)
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Haworth's Minor
(Likely)
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Crescent
(Likely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Likely)
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Large Ear
(Likely)
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Crinan Ear
(Unlikely)
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Flounced Rustic
(Likely)
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Large Wainscot
(Likely)
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Small Wainscot
(Likely)
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Dark Arches
(Likely)
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Light Arches
(Very unlikely)
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Common Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Lesser Common Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Pink-barred Sallow
(Unlikely)
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Red-line Quaker
(Likely)
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Lunar Underwing
(Unlikely)
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Red Sword-grass
(Very unlikely)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Unlikely)
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Northern Deep-brown Dart
(Likely)
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Black Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Brindled Ochre
(Likely)
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Hedge Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Antler Moth
(Likely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Likely)
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Pearly Underwing
(Very unlikely)
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White-line Dart
(Likely)
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Turnip Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Unlikely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Unlikely)
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Barred Chestnut
(Unlikely)
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Purple Clay
(Unlikely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Unlikely)
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Small Square-spot
(Unlikely)
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True Lover's Knot
(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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Dotted Clay
(Unlikely)
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Neglected Rustic
(Likely)
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Heath Rustic
(Likely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Likely)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Very unlikely)
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Autumnal Rustic
(Likely)
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