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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.

 

76 - Renfrewshire

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Orange Swift
(Likely)
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Ghost Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Peach Blossom
(Very unlikely)
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Common Lutestring
(Unlikely)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Very likely)
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Riband Wave
(Very likely)
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Shaded Broad-bar
(Likely)
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Oblique Carpet
(Very likely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Yellow Shell
(Very likely)
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Small Argent & Sable
(Very unlikely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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July Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Pine Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Likely)
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Purple Bar
(Very unlikely)
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Phoenix
(Likely)
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Chevron
(Unlikely)
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Northern Spinach
(Likely)
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Barred Straw
(Unlikely)
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Small Phoenix
(Very likely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Green Carpet
(Likely)
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Small Autumnal Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Welsh Wave
(Unlikely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Likely)
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Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Small Rivulet
(Likely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Unlikely)
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V-Pug
(Likely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Currant Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Common Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Tawny Speckled Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Clouded Border
(Likely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very likely)
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Canary-shouldered Thorn
(Likely)
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Early Thorn
(Likely)
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Scalloped Oak
(Very likely)
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Swallow-tailed Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Willow Beauty
(Very likely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Likely)
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Common Heath
(Very unlikely)
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Common White Wave
(Unlikely)
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Common Wave
(Unlikely)
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Light Emerald
(Very unlikely)
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Barred Red
(Unlikely)
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Iron Prominent
(Likely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Likely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Straw Dot
(Very likely)
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Snout
(Very likely)
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Vapourer
(Unlikely)
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Ruby Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Fan-foot
(Likely)
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Small Fan-foot
(Very unlikely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Likely)
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Burnished Brass
(Very likely)
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Silver Y
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Likely)
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Plain Golden Y
(Likely)
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Gold Spangle
(Likely)
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Gold Spot
(Very likely)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Unlikely)
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Copper Underwing
(Unlikely)
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Svensson's Copper Underwing
(Very unlikely)
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Mouse Moth
(Likely)
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Marbled Beauty
(Likely)
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Uncertain
(Likely)
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Rustic
(Likely)
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Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Very unlikely)
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Haworth's Minor
(Likely)
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Crescent
(Very likely)
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Frosted Orange
(Very unlikely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Very likely)
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Flounced Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Bulrush Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Small Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Likely)
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Slender Brindle
(Likely)
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Dark Arches
(Very likely)
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Light Arches
(Unlikely)
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Double Lobed
(Very likely)
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Common Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Pink-barred Sallow
(Unlikely)
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Sallow
(Very likely)
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Dun-bar
(Very likely)
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Centre-barred Sallow
(Very unlikely)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Unlikely)
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Grey Chi
(Unlikely)
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Black Rustic
(Likely)
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Antler Moth
(Very likely)
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Cabbage Moth
(Unlikely)
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Common Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Clay
(Likely)
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Pearly Underwing
(Very unlikely)
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Heart and Dart
(Unlikely)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Very unlikely)
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Flame
(Very unlikely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Unlikely)
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Barred Chestnut
(Unlikely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Likely)
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Small Square-spot
(Very likely)
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True Lover's Knot
(Likely)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
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Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Likely)
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Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
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Dotted Clay
(Very likely)
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Neglected Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Very likely)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Very likely)
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Double Square-spot
(Very likely)
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Autumnal Rustic
(Unlikely)
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