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