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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.

 

93 - North Aberdeenshire

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Map-winged Swift
(Very likely)
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Gold Swift
(Unlikely)
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Ghost Moth
(Very likely)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Unlikely)
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Pebble Hook-tip
(Unlikely)
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Common Lutestring
(Likely)
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Northern Eggar
(Unlikely)
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Emperor Moth
(Unlikely)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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Small Elephant Hawk-moth
(Very likely)
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July Belle
(Unlikely)
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Garden 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
(Unlikely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Very likely)
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Purple Bar
(Unlikely)
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Barred Straw
(Unlikely)
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Small Phoenix
(Very likely)
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Green Carpet
(Very likely)
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Water Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Welsh Wave
(Unlikely)
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Chimney Sweeper
(Unlikely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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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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Marsh Pug
(Unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Likely)
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Angle-barred Pug
(Unlikely)
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Ochreous Pug
(Unlikely)
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Freyers/Edinburgh Pug
(Unlikely)
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Satyr Pug
(Unlikely)
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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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Tawny-barred Angle
(Likely)
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Latticed Heath
(Unlikely)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very likely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very likely)
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Early Thorn
(Unlikely)
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Lunar Thorn
(Unlikely)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Very likely)
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Peppered Moth
(Very likely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Common Heath
(Likely)
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Bordered White
(Very likely)
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Common White Wave
(Likely)
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Common Wave
(Very likely)
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Light Emerald
(Unlikely)
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Sallow Kitten
(Unlikely)
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Iron Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Very likely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Likely)
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Pale Prominent
(Unlikely)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Very likely)
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Buff-tip
(Likely)
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Herald
(Unlikely)
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Snout
(Likely)
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White Ermine
(Very likely)
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Ruby Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Wood Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Garden Tiger
(Unlikely)
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Small Fan-foot
(Unlikely)
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Spectacle
(Very likely)
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Burnished Brass
(Unlikely)
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Silver Y
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very likely)
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Gold Spot
(Unlikely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Likely)
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Grey Dagger
(Likely)
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Miller
(Unlikely)
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Brown Rustic
(Very likely)
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Angle Shades
(Unlikely)
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Small Angle Shades
(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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Dark Arches
(Likely)
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Marbled Minor
(Unlikely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Very likely)
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Dark Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Hebrew Character
(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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Lychnis
(Likely)
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Marbled Coronet
(Unlikely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Clay
(Unlikely)
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Shoulder-striped Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Heart and Dart
(Unlikely)
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Flame Shoulder
(Very likely)
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Purple Clay
(Likely)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Unlikely)
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Small Square-spot
(Very likely)
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True Lover's Knot
(Likely)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Very likely)
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Green Arches
(Unlikely)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Likely)
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Double Square-spot
(Unlikely)
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Least Black Arches
(Unlikely)
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