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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.

 

92 - South Aberdeenshire

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Yellow Horned
(Very likely)
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Kentish Glory
(Very likely)
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Emperor Moth
(Likely)
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Garden Carpet
(Likely)
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Flame Carpet
(Likely)
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Shoulder Stripe
(Very likely)
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Streamer
(Very likely)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Autumn Green Carpet
(Likely)
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Mottled Grey
(Very likely)
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Water Carpet
(Very likely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Very likely)
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Brindled Pug
(Very likely)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Unlikely)
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Ochreous Pug
(Unlikely)
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Common Pug
(Unlikely)
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Broom-tip
(Unlikely)
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Early Tooth-striped
(Very likely)
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Orange Underwing
(Very likely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very likely)
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Early Thorn
(Very likely)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Likely)
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Pale Brindled Beauty
(Likely)
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Brindled Beauty
(Very likely)
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Dotted Border
(Very likely)
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Engrailed
(Very likely)
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Common Heath
(Very likely)
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Scarce Prominent
(Very likely)
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Herald
(Likely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Likely)
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Rannoch Sprawler
(Likely)
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Chestnut
(Very likely)
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Sword-grass
(Very likely)
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Red Sword-grass
(Very likely)
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Satellite
(Very likely)
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Pine Beauty
(Very likely)
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Clouded Drab
(Very likely)
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Common Quaker
(Very likely)
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Small Quaker
(Unlikely)
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Lead-coloured Drab
(Very likely)
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Hebrew Character
(Very likely)
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Twin-spotted Quaker
(Unlikely)
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Red Chestnut
(Very likely)
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Least Black Arches
(Unlikely)
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