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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

Common Swift
(Very likely)
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Fox Moth
(Unlikely)
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Emperor Moth
(Likely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Very unlikely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Flame Carpet
(Likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Very likely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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Shoulder Stripe
(Unlikely)
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Streamer
(Likely)
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May Highflyer
(Likely)
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Ruddy Highflyer
(Likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Broken-barred Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Small Phoenix
(Very likely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Autumn Green Carpet
(Likely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Likely)
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Green Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Water Carpet
(Very likely)
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Rivulet
(Likely)
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Brindled Pug
(Very likely)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Unlikely)
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Dwarf Pug
(Unlikely)
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Ochreous Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Satyr Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Common Pug
(Very likely)
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Mottled Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Pug
(Likely)
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Seraphim
(Very unlikely)
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Early Tooth-striped
(Likely)
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Clouded Border
(Very unlikely)
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Latticed Heath
(Unlikely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very likely)
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Scorched Wing
(Likely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very likely)
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Early Thorn
(Likely)
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Lunar Thorn
(Very likely)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Very likely)
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Peppered Moth
(Unlikely)
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Engrailed
(Likely)
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Common Heath
(Very likely)
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Common Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Clouded Silver
(Likely)
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Grey Scalloped Bar
(Very unlikely)
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Puss Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Iron Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Pale Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Herald
(Very unlikely)
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White Ermine
(Likely)
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Muslin Moth
(Likely)
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Ruby Tiger
(Likely)
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Cinnabar
(Unlikely)
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Dew Moth
(Likely)
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Mother Shipton
(Likely)
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Spectacle
(Very unlikely)
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Silver Y
(Likely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Very likely)
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Miller
(Very unlikely)
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Knot Grass
(Likely)
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Brown Rustic
(Likely)
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Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Likely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Likely)
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Rustic Shoulder-knot
(Likely)
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Chestnut
(Likely)
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Pale Pinion
(Unlikely)
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Red Sword-grass
(Unlikely)
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Dark Brocade
(Likely)
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Pine Beauty
(Very unlikely)
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Clouded Drab
(Very likely)
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Common Quaker
(Very likely)
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Small Quaker
(Likely)
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Powdered Quaker
(Likely)
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Hebrew Character
(Very likely)
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Twin-spotted Quaker
(Unlikely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Very likely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Likely)
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Glaucous Shears
(Likely)
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Shears
(Very unlikely)
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Lychnis
(Very unlikely)
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Marbled Coronet
(Likely)
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Heart and Dart
(Likely)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Very unlikely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Likely)
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Red Chestnut
(Likely)
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Least Black Arches
(Very likely)
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Green Silver-lines
(Very unlikely)
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