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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.

 

89 - East Perthshire

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Common Swift
(Very likely)
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Map-winged Swift
(Very likely)
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Ghost Moth
(Very likely)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Very likely)
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Pebble Hook-tip
(Likely)
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Peach Blossom
(Very likely)
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Common Lutestring
(Likely)
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Fox Moth
(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
(Very likely)
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Riband Wave
(Likely)
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Smoky Wave
(Very likely)
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Birch Mocha
(Very likely)
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July Belle
(Likely)
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Red Carpet
(Likely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Very likely)
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Flame Carpet
(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
(Very likely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Carpet
(Likely)
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May Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Likely)
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Broken-barred Carpet
(Very likely)
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Small Phoenix
(Very likely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very likely)
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Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Small White Wave
(Likely)
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Small Yellow Wave
(Very likely)
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Argent & Sable
(Very likely)
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Chimney Sweeper
(Very likely)
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Rivulet
(Very likely)
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Small Rivulet
(Very likely)
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Sandy Carpet
(Likely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Likely)
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Larch Pug
(Likely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Very likely)
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Freyers/Edinburgh Pug
(Likely)
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Satyr Pug
(Very likely)
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Common Pug
(Very likely)
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Grey Pug
(Very likely)
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Clouded Border
(Very likely)
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Peacock Moth
(Likely)
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Tawny-barred Angle
(Very likely)
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Latticed Heath
(Likely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very likely)
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Barred Umber
(Likely)
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Scorched Wing
(Very likely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very likely)
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Speckled Yellow
(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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Peppered Moth
(Very likely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Likely)
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Common Heath
(Very 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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Barred Red
(Very likely)
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Brussels Lace
(Likely)
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Sallow Kitten
(Very likely)
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Pebble 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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Dark Tussock
(Likely)
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Buff Ermine
(Likely)
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White Ermine
(Very likely)
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Clouded Buff
(Very likely)
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Common Footman
(Likely)
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Small Fan-foot
(Likely)
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Spectacle
(Very likely)
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Dark Spectacle
(Very 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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Nut-tree Tussock
(Very likely)
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Light Knot Grass
(Very likely)
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Knot Grass
(Very likely)
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Shark
(Very likely)
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Mottled Rustic
(Very likely)
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Brown Rustic
(Likely)
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Saxon
(Very likely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Very likely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(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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Marbled Minor
(Very likely)
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Tawny Marbled Minor
(Likely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Very likely)
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Yellow-line Quaker
(Very likely)
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Dark Brocade
(Very likely)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Very likely)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Very likely)
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Broom Moth
(Very likely)
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Glaucous Shears
(Likely)
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Shears
(Very likely)
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Campion
(Very likely)
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Broad-barred White
(Likely)
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Lychnis
(Very likely)
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Shoulder-striped Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Heart and Dart
(Very likely)
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Turnip Moth
(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
(Likely)
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Double Dart
(Likely)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Likely)
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Least Black Arches
(Very likely)
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Green Silver-lines
(Very likely)
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