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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

Humming-bird Hawk-moth
(Likely)
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Vestal
(Unlikely)
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Oblique Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Unlikely)
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Common Carpet
(Unlikely)
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July Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Pine Carpet
(Likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Very likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Very likely)
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Chevron
(Unlikely)
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Northern Spinach
(Unlikely)
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Small Phoenix
(Very likely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Autumn Green Carpet
(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
(Unlikely)
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Small Autumnal Moth
(Unlikely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Unlikely)
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Streak
(Likely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Likely)
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Canary-shouldered Thorn
(Very likely)
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Feathered Thorn
(Likely)
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Willow Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Herald
(Unlikely)
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Straw Dot
(Likely)
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Snout
(Unlikely)
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Vapourer
(Likely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Unlikely)
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Silver Y
(Very likely)
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Plain Golden Y
(Unlikely)
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Copper Underwing
(Likely)
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Svensson's Copper Underwing
(Unlikely)
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Mouse Moth
(Very likely)
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Green-brindled Crescent
(Very likely)
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Marbled Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Angle Shades
(Very likely)
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Crescent
(Likely)
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Frosted Orange
(Very likely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Very likely)
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Flounced Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Large Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Bulrush Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Small Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Dark Arches
(Likely)
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Orange Sallow
(Likely)
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Pink-barred Sallow
(Very likely)
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Sallow
(Very likely)
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Red-line Quaker
(Very likely)
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Yellow-line Quaker
(Very likely)
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Chestnut
(Likely)
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Dun-bar
(Unlikely)
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Centre-barred Sallow
(Likely)
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Merveille du Jour
(Likely)
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Black Rustic
(Very likely)
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Antler Moth
(Unlikely)
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Barred Chestnut
(Likely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Unlikely)
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Small Square-spot
(Very 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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Square-spot Rustic
(Very likely)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Unlikely)
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Autumnal Rustic
(Very likely)
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Oak Nycteoline
(Very likely)
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