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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.

 

81 - Berwickshire

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Orange Swift
(Very likely)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Very likely)
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Chinese Character
(Very unlikely)
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Common Lutestring
(Very unlikely)
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Pale Eggar
(Very unlikely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Convolvulus Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Single-dotted Wave
(Likely)
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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
(Very likely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Very likely)
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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
(Unlikely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Likely)
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Blue-bordered Carpet
(Likely)
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Barred Yellow
(Unlikely)
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Purple Bar
(Likely)
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Phoenix
(Likely)
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Chevron
(Likely)
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Northern Spinach
(Very likely)
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Barred Straw
(Very likely)
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Small Phoenix
(Very likely)
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Red-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
(Very likely)
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Small Autumnal Moth
(Likely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Very likely)
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Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Small Rivulet
(Likely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Likely)
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Green Pug
(Likely)
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Slender Pug
(Likely)
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Juniper Pug
(Likely)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Likely)
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Ling pug
(Unlikely)
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Tawny Speckled Pug
(Likely)
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Treble-bar
(Likely)
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Magpie Moth
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Border
(Likely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very likely)
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Canary-shouldered Thorn
(Very likely)
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Scalloped Oak
(Very likely)
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Swallow-tailed Moth
(Unlikely)
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Willow Beauty
(Likely)
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Satin Beauty
(Likely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Very likely)
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Dotted Carpet
(Likely)
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Common White Wave
(Likely)
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Light Emerald
(Very likely)
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Barred Red
(Likely)
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Annulet
(Likely)
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Large Emerald
(Likely)
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Iron Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Very unlikely)
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Swallow Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Likely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Very unlikely)
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Straw Dot
(Unlikely)
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Snout
(Very likely)
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Garden Tiger
(Likely)
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Muslin Footman
(Unlikely)
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Common Footman
(Very likely)
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Fan-foot
(Likely)
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Small Fan-foot
(Likely)
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Burnished Brass
(Very likely)
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Silver Y
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very unlikely)
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Plain Golden Y
(Very likely)
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Gold Spangle
(Likely)
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Anomalous
(Likely)
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Svensson's Copper Underwing
(Likely)
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Mouse Moth
(Very likely)
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Marbled Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Mottled Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Angle Shades
(Very unlikely)
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Haworth's Minor
(Likely)
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Frosted Orange
(Unlikely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Very likely)
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Large Ear
(Likely)
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Crinan Ear
(Very unlikely)
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Flounced Rustic
(Very likely)
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Bulrush Wainscot
(Likely)
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Small Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Likely)
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Dusky Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Slender Brindle
(Very likely)
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Dark Arches
(Very likely)
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Light Arches
(Likely)
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Double Lobed
(Very unlikely)
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Rosy Minor
(Very likely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Likely)
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Pink-barred Sallow
(Likely)
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Sallow
(Very likely)
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Brown-spot Pinion
(Likely)
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Golden-rod Brindle
(Likely)
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Olive
(Very unlikely)
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Dun-bar
(Very likely)
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Centre-barred Sallow
(Likely)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Chi
(Unlikely)
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Black Rustic
(Likely)
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Feathered Gothic
(Likely)
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Antler Moth
(Very likely)
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Broom Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Cabbage Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Lychnis
(Likely)
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Brown-line Bright Eye
(Very likely)
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Common Wainscot
(Likely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Clay
(Very likely)
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White-line Dart
(Very unlikely)
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Garden Dart
(Very unlikely)
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Heart and Dart
(Unlikely)
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Shuttle-shaped Dart
(Likely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Very unlikely)
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Barred Chestnut
(Very likely)
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Purple Clay
(Likely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Very likely)
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Small Square-spot
(Unlikely)
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True Lover's Knot
(Likely)
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Northern Rustic
(Unlikely)
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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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Least 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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Heath Rustic
(Likely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Very likely)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Very likely)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Very unlikely)
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Double Square-spot
(Likely)
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Autumnal Rustic
(Very likely)
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Plain Clay
(Likely)
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Gothic
(Likely)
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