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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

January

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May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Common Swift
(Likely)
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Map-winged Swift
(Likely)
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Gold Swift
(Very unlikely)
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Ghost Moth
(Likely)
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Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet
(Very unlikely)
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Pebble Hook-tip
(Very unlikely)
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Figure of Eighty
(Very unlikely)
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Common Lutestring
(Unlikely)
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Northern Eggar
(Unlikely)
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Fox Moth
(Very 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
(Likely)
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Small Elephant Hawk-moth
(Likely)
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Single-dotted Wave
(Unlikely)
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Riband Wave
(Unlikely)
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July Belle
(Very unlikely)
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Shaded Broad-bar
(Very unlikely)
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Garden Carpet
(Likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Very likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Unlikely)
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Small Argent & Sable
(Very unlikely)
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Common Carpet
(Likely)
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May Highflyer
(Very unlikely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Likely)
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Barred Yellow
(Unlikely)
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Broken-barred Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Purple Bar
(Very unlikely)
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Barred Straw
(Likely)
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Small Phoenix
(Unlikely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Likely)
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Green Carpet
(Likely)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Water Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Welsh Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Chimney Sweeper
(Unlikely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Small Rivulet
(Very unlikely)
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Pretty Pinion
(Very unlikely)
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Grass Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Sandy Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Green Pug
(Unlikely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Likely)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Dwarf Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Lime-speck Pug
(Unlikely)
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Currant Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Common Pug
(Likely)
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Mottled Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Pug
(Likely)
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Clouded Border
(Unlikely)
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Tawny-barred Angle
(Unlikely)
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Latticed Heath
(Unlikely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Unlikely)
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Scorched Wing
(Very unlikely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Likely)
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Early Thorn
(Unlikely)
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Lunar Thorn
(Likely)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Likely)
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Swallow-tailed Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Peppered Moth
(Likely)
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Willow Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Likely)
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Common Heath
(Very unlikely)
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Bordered White
(Likely)
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Common White Wave
(Likely)
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Common Wave
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Silver
(Unlikely)
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Light Emerald
(Unlikely)
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Barred Red
(Very 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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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Pale Prominent
(Very unlikely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Buff-tip
(Very unlikely)
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Straw Dot
(Unlikely)
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Snout
(Likely)
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Dark Tussock
(Very unlikely)
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White Ermine
(Likely)
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Muslin Moth
(Unlikely)
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Ruby Tiger
(Very unlikely)
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Garden Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Cinnabar
(Likely)
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Fan-foot
(Unlikely)
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Small Fan-foot
(Unlikely)
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Mother Shipton
(Unlikely)
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Spectacle
(Likely)
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Burnished Brass
(Unlikely)
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Silver Y
(Likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Likely)
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Plain Golden Y
(Unlikely)
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Gold Spot
(Very unlikely)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Very unlikely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Likely)
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Grey Dagger
(Unlikely)
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Miller
(Very unlikely)
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Knot Grass
(Unlikely)
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Shark
(Very unlikely)
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Bordered Sallow
(Unlikely)
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Marbled Beauty
(Very unlikely)
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Mottled Rustic
(Likely)
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Brown Rustic
(Likely)
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Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Lyme Grass
(Very unlikely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Unlikely)
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Dusky Brocade
(Likely)
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Clouded Brindle
(Very unlikely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Likely)
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Rustic Shoulder-knot
(Likely)
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Small Clouded Brindle
(Unlikely)
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Dark Arches
(Likely)
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Light Arches
(Unlikely)
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Common Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Marbled Minor
(Likely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Likely)
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Dark Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Hebrew Character
(Unlikely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Likely)
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Dog's Tooth
(Very unlikely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Likely)
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Broom Moth
(Unlikely)
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Shears
(Likely)
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Cabbage Moth
(Unlikely)
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Campion
(Unlikely)
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Lychnis
(Unlikely)
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Marbled Coronet
(Unlikely)
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Common Wainscot
(Very unlikely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Clay
(Unlikely)
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Shoulder-striped Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Heart and Dart
(Likely)
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Turnip Moth
(Unlikely)
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Heart and Club
(Likely)
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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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Purple Clay
(Unlikely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Very unlikely)
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Small Square-spot
(Likely)
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True Lover's Knot
(Unlikely)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Likely)
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Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Very unlikely)
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Green Arches
(Very unlikely)
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Double Square-spot
(Likely)
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Least Black Arches
(Very unlikely)
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Green Silver-lines
(Unlikely)
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