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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.

 

82 - East Lothian

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June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Orange Swift
(Very unlikely)
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Map-winged Swift
(Likely)
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Gold Swift
(Unlikely)
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Ghost Moth
(Unlikely)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Unlikely)
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Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet
(Unlikely)
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Peach Blossom
(Very unlikely)
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Figure of Eighty
(Unlikely)
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Common Lutestring
(Unlikely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Likely)
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Humming-bird Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Single-dotted Wave
(Unlikely)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Likely)
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Riband Wave
(Likely)
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Shaded Broad-bar
(Likely)
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Garden Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Flame Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Likely)
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Common Carpet
(Likely)
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Beautiful Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Dark Spinach
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Mountain Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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July Highflyer
(Likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Barred Yellow
(Unlikely)
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Purple Bar
(Unlikely)
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Phoenix
(Very unlikely)
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Northern Spinach
(Unlikely)
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Barred Straw
(Likely)
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Small Phoenix
(Unlikely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Green Carpet
(Likely)
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Welsh Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Small Rivulet
(Likely)
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Pretty Pinion
(Unlikely)
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Grass Rivulet
(Very unlikely)
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Sandy Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Unlikely)
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V-Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Green Pug
(Likely)
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Slender Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Unlikely)
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Juniper Pug
(Unlikely)
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Larch Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Unlikely)
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Angle-barred Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Lime-speck Pug
(Unlikely)
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Wormwood Pug
(Unlikely)
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Currant Pug
(Unlikely)
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Common Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Mottled Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Tawny Speckled Pug
(Unlikely)
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Bordered Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Pug
(Unlikely)
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Treble-bar
(Unlikely)
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Magpie Moth
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Border
(Likely)
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Tawny-barred Angle
(Unlikely)
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Latticed Heath
(Unlikely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Likely)
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Scalloped Oak
(Likely)
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Swallow-tailed Moth
(Likely)
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Peppered Moth
(Unlikely)
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Willow Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Satin Beauty
(Very unlikely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Likely)
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Bordered White
(Unlikely)
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Common White Wave
(Unlikely)
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Common Wave
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Silver
(Very unlikely)
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Light Emerald
(Likely)
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Barred Red
(Likely)
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Annulet
(Unlikely)
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Large Emerald
(Unlikely)
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Sallow Kitten
(Very unlikely)
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Iron Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Swallow Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Likely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Buff-tip
(Very unlikely)
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Straw Dot
(Likely)
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Snout
(Likely)
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White Ermine
(Likely)
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Ruby Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Garden Tiger
(Likely)
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Cinnabar
(Unlikely)
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Muslin Footman
(Unlikely)
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Buff Footman
(Very unlikely)
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Common Footman
(Very unlikely)
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Fan-foot
(Likely)
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Small Fan-foot
(Unlikely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Very unlikely)
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Spectacle
(Likely)
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Burnished Brass
(Likely)
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Silver Y
(Likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Likely)
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Plain Golden Y
(Likely)
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Gold Spangle
(Unlikely)
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Gold Spot
(Unlikely)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Likely)
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Grey Dagger
(Unlikely)
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Miller
(Unlikely)
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Knot Grass
(Very unlikely)
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Shark
(Very unlikely)
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Svensson's Copper Underwing
(Very unlikely)
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Mouse Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Bordered Sallow
(Unlikely)
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Marbled Beauty
(Likely)
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Mottled Rustic
(Likely)
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Uncertain
(Unlikely)
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Rustic
(Likely)
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Silky Wainscot
(Very unlikely)
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Brown Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Straw Underwing
(Likely)
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Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Flounced Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Large Wainscot
(Very unlikely)
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Lyme Grass
(Unlikely)
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Small Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Likely)
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Dusky Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Brindle
(Very unlikely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Unlikely)
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Rustic Shoulder-knot
(Unlikely)
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Slender Brindle
(Unlikely)
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Dark Arches
(Likely)
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Light Arches
(Likely)
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Confused
(Unlikely)
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Double Lobed
(Very unlikely)
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Common Rustic
(Likely)
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Lesser Common Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Rosy Minor
(Unlikely)
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Cloaked Minor
(Unlikely)
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Marbled Minor
(Likely)
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Rufous Minor
(Unlikely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Likely)
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Dun-bar
(Unlikely)
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Dingy Shears
(Very unlikely)
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Dark Brocade
(Very unlikely)
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Antler Moth
(Likely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Dog's Tooth
(Very unlikely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Likely)
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Dot Moth
(Unlikely)
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Broom Moth
(Unlikely)
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Cabbage Moth
(Unlikely)
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Campion
(Unlikely)
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Broad-barred White
(Very unlikely)
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Lychnis
(Unlikely)
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Marbled Coronet
(Unlikely)
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Brown-line Bright Eye
(Likely)
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Common Wainscot
(Likely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Likely)
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Clay
(Likely)
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Shoulder-striped Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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White-line Dart
(Unlikely)
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Garden Dart
(Very unlikely)
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Heart and Dart
(Likely)
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Turnip Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Heart and Club
(Unlikely)
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Archer's Dart
(Unlikely)
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Sand Dart
(Unlikely)
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Flame
(Likely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Likely)
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Barred Chestnut
(Very unlikely)
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Purple Clay
(Likely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Likely)
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Small Square-spot
(Likely)
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True Lover's Knot
(Likely)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Likely)
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Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Likely)
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Least Yellow Underwing
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Likely)
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Double Dart
(Very unlikely)
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Green Arches
(Unlikely)
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Dotted Clay
(Likely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Likely)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Very unlikely)
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Double Square-spot
(Likely)
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Gothic
(Very unlikely)
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Green Silver-lines
(Very unlikely)
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