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