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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

Humming-bird Hawk-moth
(Unlikely)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Unlikely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Unlikely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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July Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Pine Carpet
(Very likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Very likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Very likely)
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Blue-bordered Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Purple Bar
(Likely)
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Chevron
(Very likely)
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Northern Spinach
(Likely)
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Small Phoenix
(Very likely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Autumn Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Green Carpet
(Unlikely)
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November Moth
(Very likely)
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Autumnal Moth
(Very likely)
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Small Autumnal Moth
(Very likely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Small Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Very likely)
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Tawny Speckled Pug
(Unlikely)
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Treble-bar
(Likely)
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Streak
(Very likely)
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Scorched Wing
(Unlikely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Likely)
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Bordered Beauty
(Very likely)
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Canary-shouldered Thorn
(Very likely)
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September Thorn
(Very likely)
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Feathered Thorn
(Likely)
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Mottled Umber
(Very likely)
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Dotted Carpet
(Very likely)
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Engrailed
(Unlikely)
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Herald
(Unlikely)
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Straw Dot
(Likely)
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Snout
(Likely)
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Vapourer
(Likely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Likely)
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Silver Y
(Very likely)
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Gold Spot
(Unlikely)
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Anomalous
(Unlikely)
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Svensson's Copper Underwing
(Very likely)
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Mouse Moth
(Very likely)
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Green-brindled Crescent
(Very likely)
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Angle Shades
(Very likely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Haworth's Minor
(Likely)
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Crescent
(Very likely)
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Frosted Orange
(Very likely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Very likely)
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Butterbur
(Unlikely)
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Large Ear
(Very likely)
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Flounced Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Large Wainscot
(Likely)
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Bulrush Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Small Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Unlikely)
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Slender Brindle
(Unlikely)
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Dark Arches
(Very likely)
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Orange Sallow
(Likely)
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Pink-barred Sallow
(Very likely)
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Sallow
(Very likely)
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Brown-spot Pinion
(Likely)
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Flounced Chestnut
(Very likely)
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Red-line Quaker
(Very likely)
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Yellow-line Quaker
(Very likely)
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Brick
(Likely)
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Lunar Underwing
(Unlikely)
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Chestnut
(Very likely)
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Red Sword-grass
(Unlikely)
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Satellite
(Likely)
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Dun-bar
(Very likely)
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Centre-barred Sallow
(Very likely)
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Merveille du Jour
(Very likely)
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Brindled Green
(Very likely)
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Black Rustic
(Very likely)
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Antler Moth
(Likely)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Unlikely)
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Flame
(Unlikely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Unlikely)
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Barred Chestnut
(Very likely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Unlikely)
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Small Square-spot
(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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Neglected Rustic
(Very likely)
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Heath Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Very likely)
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Autumnal Rustic
(Very likely)
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