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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.

 

86 - Stirlingshire

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Orange Swift
(Likely)
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Map-winged Swift
(Very likely)
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Gold Swift
(Very likely)
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Ghost Moth
(Likely)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Likely)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Likely)
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Pebble Hook-tip
(Likely)
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Peach Blossom
(Likely)
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Common Lutestring
(Very likely)
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Drinker
(Very likely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Humming-bird Hawk-moth
(Likely)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Small Elephant Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Small Dusty Wave
(Likely)
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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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Smoky Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Cream Wave
(Unlikely)
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July Belle
(Unlikely)
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Shaded Broad-bar
(Very likely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Very likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Very likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Very likely)
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Small Argent & Sable
(Likely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Carpet
(Likely)
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Dark Spinach
(Very unlikely)
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July Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Very likely)
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Blue-bordered Carpet
(Likely)
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Barred Yellow
(Very likely)
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Broken-barred Carpet
(Likely)
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Purple Bar
(Very likely)
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Phoenix
(Unlikely)
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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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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Beech-green Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Small Yellow Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Welsh Wave
(Very likely)
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Scallop Shell
(Very likely)
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Chimney Sweeper
(Very likely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Very likely)
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Rivulet
(Likely)
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Small Rivulet
(Very likely)
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Barred Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Pretty Pinion
(Likely)
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Grass Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Sandy Carpet
(Likely)
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Barred Carpet
(Very unlikely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Very likely)
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V-Pug
(Very likely)
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Green Pug
(Likely)
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Bilberry Pug
(Very likely)
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Slender Pug
(Likely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Very likely)
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Lead-coloured Pug
(Likely)
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Juniper Pug
(Likely)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Likely)
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Larch Pug
(Unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Likely)
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Wormwood Pug
(Very likely)
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Currant Pug
(Likely)
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Common Pug
(Unlikely)
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Tawny Speckled Pug
(Likely)
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Shaded Pug
(Likely)
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Grey Pug
(Very likely)
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Treble-bar
(Very unlikely)
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Lesser Treble-bar
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Border
(Very likely)
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Peacock Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Tawny-barred Angle
(Likely)
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Latticed Heath
(Likely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very likely)
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Bordered Beauty
(Likely)
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Lilac Beauty
(Likely)
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September Thorn
(Very unlikely)
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Early Thorn
(Likely)
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Scalloped Oak
(Very likely)
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Swallow-tailed Moth
(Very likely)
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Peppered Moth
(Very likely)
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Willow Beauty
(Very likely)
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Satin Beauty
(Very likely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Very likely)
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Dotted Carpet
(Very likely)
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Common Heath
(Unlikely)
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Bordered White
(Unlikely)
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Common White Wave
(Very likely)
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Common Wave
(Very likely)
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Clouded Silver
(Very unlikely)
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Light Emerald
(Very likely)
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Barred Red
(Very likely)
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Large Emerald
(Very likely)
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Little Emerald
(Unlikely)
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Marbled Brown
(Unlikely)
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Iron Prominent
(Very likely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Very likely)
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Swallow Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Very likely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Very likely)
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Buff-tip
(Very likely)
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Straw Dot
(Very likely)
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Snout
(Very likely)
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White Ermine
(Very likely)
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Ruby Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Wood Tiger
(Very unlikely)
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Garden Tiger
(Very likely)
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Muslin Footman
(Likely)
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Four-dotted Footman
(Likely)
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Red-necked Footman
(Likely)
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Buff Footman
(Unlikely)
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Fan-foot
(Very likely)
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Small Fan-foot
(Very likely)
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Marsh Oblique-barred
(Likely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Very likely)
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Spectacle
(Very likely)
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Dark Spectacle
(Very unlikely)
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Burnished Brass
(Very likely)
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Silver Y
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very likely)
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Plain Golden Y
(Very likely)
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Gold Spangle
(Very likely)
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Gold Spot
(Very likely)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Very likely)
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Grey Dagger
(Unlikely)
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Knot Grass
(Likely)
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Coronet
(Unlikely)
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Svensson's Copper Underwing
(Very unlikely)
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Marbled Beauty
(Very likely)
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Mottled Rustic
(Very likely)
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Pale Mottled Willow
(Very unlikely)
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Uncertain
(Very unlikely)
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Rustic
(Very likely)
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Brown Rustic
(Very likely)
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Angle Shades
(Likely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Very likely)
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Haworth's Minor
(Likely)
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Crescent
(Very unlikely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Large Ear
(Very unlikely)
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Flounced Rustic
(Very unlikely)
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Small Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Very likely)
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Dusky Brocade
(Very likely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Very likely)
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Rustic Shoulder-knot
(Unlikely)
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Small Clouded Brindle
(Very 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
(Likely)
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Common Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Common Rustic
(Likely)
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Marbled Minor
(Very unlikely)
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Tawny Marbled Minor
(Likely)
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Rufous Minor
(Very likely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Very likely)
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Dun-bar
(Very likely)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Very likely)
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Suspected
(Likely)
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Dark Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Antler Moth
(Very likely)
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Silvery Arches
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Arches
(Very likely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Likely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Very likely)
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Dot Moth
(Likely)
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Broom Moth
(Likely)
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Shears
(Unlikely)
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Cabbage Moth
(Likely)
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Campion
(Likely)
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Lychnis
(Likely)
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Brown-line Bright Eye
(Unlikely)
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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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Shoulder-striped Wainscot
(Likely)
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Heart and Dart
(Very likely)
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Turnip Moth
(Very unlikely)
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Heart and Club
(Likely)
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Flame
(Very likely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Very likely)
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Barred Chestnut
(Likely)
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Purple Clay
(Very likely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Very likely)
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Small Square-spot
(Very likely)
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True Lover's Knot
(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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Great Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Double Dart
(Likely)
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Green Arches
(Very likely)
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Dotted Clay
(Very likely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Very likely)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Likely)
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Triple-spotted Clay
(Very likely)
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Double Square-spot
(Very likely)
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Gothic
(Likely)
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