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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
(Very unlikely)
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Common 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
(Very likely)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Likely)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Very likely)
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Pebble Hook-tip
(Very likely)
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Chinese Character
(Very unlikely)
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Peach Blossom
(Very likely)
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Common Lutestring
(Very likely)
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Fox Moth
(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
(Unlikely)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Small Elephant Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Single-dotted Wave
(Very unlikely)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Unlikely)
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Riband Wave
(Very likely)
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Smoky Wave
(Likely)
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Cream Wave
(Very likely)
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Oblique Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Likely)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Very likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Likely)
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Small Argent & Sable
(Likely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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Streamer
(Very unlikely)
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Beautiful Carpet
(Unlikely)
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July Highflyer
(Likely)
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May Highflyer
(Likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Very likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Very likely)
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Barred Yellow
(Likely)
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Broken-barred Carpet
(Very likely)
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Purple Bar
(Very likely)
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Northern Spinach
(Very likely)
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Barred Straw
(Likely)
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Small Phoenix
(Very likely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Likely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Water Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dingy Shell
(Very unlikely)
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Small Yellow Wave
(Likely)
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Welsh Wave
(Likely)
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Scallop Shell
(Unlikely)
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Chimney Sweeper
(Likely)
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Rivulet
(Likely)
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Small Rivulet
(Likely)
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Grass Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Sandy Carpet
(Likely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Very unlikely)
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V-Pug
(Likely)
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Green Pug
(Likely)
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Bilberry Pug
(Very likely)
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Slender Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Very likely)
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Lead-coloured Pug
(Very likely)
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Marsh Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Brindled Pug
(Likely)
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Dwarf Pug
(Likely)
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Larch Pug
(Unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Likely)
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Satyr Pug
(Unlikely)
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Wormwood Pug
(Likely)
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Valerian Pug
(Very unlikely)
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Currant Pug
(Likely)
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Common Pug
(Very likely)
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Mottled Pug
(Likely)
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Shaded Pug
(Unlikely)
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Grey Pug
(Very likely)
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Treble-bar
(Unlikely)
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Seraphim
(Unlikely)
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Yellow-barred Brindle
(Likely)
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Clouded Border
(Very likely)
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Peacock Moth
(Very likely)
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Tawny-barred Angle
(Likely)
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Latticed Heath
(Likely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very likely)
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Barred Umber
(Very likely)
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Scorched Wing
(Very likely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very likely)
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Speckled Yellow
(Unlikely)
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Lilac Beauty
(Very likely)
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Early Thorn
(Very likely)
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Lunar Thorn
(Very likely)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Very likely)
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Swallow-tailed Moth
(Unlikely)
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Peppered Moth
(Very likely)
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Willow Beauty
(Likely)
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Satin Beauty
(Likely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Very likely)
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Engrailed
(Unlikely)
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Grey Birch
(Unlikely)
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Common Heath
(Likely)
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Bordered White
(Very likely)
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Common White Wave
(Very likely)
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Common Wave
(Very likely)
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White-pinion Spotted
(Unlikely)
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Clouded Silver
(Very likely)
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Light Emerald
(Very likely)
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Barred Red
(Likely)
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Grass Wave
(Unlikely)
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Large Emerald
(Likely)
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Little Emerald
(Very likely)
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Sallow Kitten
(Unlikely)
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Marbled Brown
(Very likely)
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Iron Prominent
(Likely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Likely)
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Great Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Very likely)
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Pale Prominent
(Very likely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Very likely)
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Buff-tip
(Very likely)
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Herald
(Very unlikely)
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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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Clouded Buff
(Likely)
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Ruby Tiger
(Likely)
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Wood Tiger
(Likely)
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Garden Tiger
(Likely)
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Cinnabar
(Very unlikely)
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Muslin Footman
(Unlikely)
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Four-dotted Footman
(Very likely)
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Red-necked Footman
(Likely)
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Fan-foot
(Likely)
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Small Fan-foot
(Very likely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Unlikely)
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Mother Shipton
(Likely)
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Spectacle
(Very likely)
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Dark Spectacle
(Likely)
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Burnished Brass
(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
(Unlikely)
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Gold Spot
(Unlikely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Very likely)
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Alder Moth
(Unlikely)
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Grey Dagger
(Likely)
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Miller
(Unlikely)
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Light Knot Grass
(Unlikely)
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Knot Grass
(Very likely)
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Coronet
(Likely)
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Shark
(Very unlikely)
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Bordered Straw
(Very unlikely)
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Marbled Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Mottled Rustic
(Likely)
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Brown Rustic
(Very likely)
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Saxon
(Very likely)
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Angle Shades
(Likely)
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Small Angle Shades
(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
(Very likely)
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Small Clouded Brindle
(Likely)
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Dark Arches
(Very likely)
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Light Arches
(Unlikely)
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Tawny Marbled Minor
(Likely)
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Rufous Minor
(Likely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Very likely)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Very unlikely)
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Dark Brocade
(Likely)
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Hebrew Character
(Unlikely)
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Silvery Arches
(Very unlikely)
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Grey Arches
(Very likely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Brocade
(Very unlikely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Very likely)
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Dot Moth
(Unlikely)
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Broom Moth
(Very likely)
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Glaucous Shears
(Very unlikely)
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Shears
(Likely)
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Cabbage Moth
(Unlikely)
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Campion
(Likely)
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Broad-barred White
(Unlikely)
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Lychnis
(Very likely)
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Marbled Coronet
(Unlikely)
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Common Wainscot
(Very unlikely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Likely)
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Clay
(Unlikely)
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Shoulder-striped Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Heart and Dart
(Very likely)
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Turnip Moth
(Very likely)
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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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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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Double Dart
(Very unlikely)
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Green Arches
(Likely)
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Triple-spotted Clay
(Likely)
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Double Square-spot
(Very likely)
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Least Black Arches
(Very likely)
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Green Silver-lines
(Very likely)
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