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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.

 

94 - Banffshire

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Map-winged Swift
(Very likely)
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Gold Swift
(Very likely)
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Ghost Moth
(Very likely)
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Thrift Clearwing
(Unlikely)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Very likely)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Unlikely)
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Peach Blossom
(Very likely)
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Poplar Lutestring
(Unlikely)
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Common Lutestring
(Very likely)
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Pale Eggar
(Likely)
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Northern Eggar
(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
(Likely)
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Small Dusty Wave
(Likely)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Very likely)
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Riband Wave
(Very likely)
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July Belle
(Very likely)
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Shaded Broad-bar
(Very likely)
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Red Carpet
(Very likely)
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Garden Carpet
(Very likely)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Flame Carpet
(Very likely)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Very likely)
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Yellow Shell
(Very likely)
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Common Carpet
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Grey Mountain Carpet
(Very likely)
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July Highflyer
(Very likely)
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Spruce Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Very likely)
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Blue-bordered Carpet
(Likely)
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Barred Yellow
(Likely)
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Purple Bar
(Very likely)
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Phoenix
(Unlikely)
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Northern Spinach
(Very likely)
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Barred Straw
(Very likely)
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Small Phoenix
(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
(Very likely)
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Welsh Wave
(Very likely)
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Chimney Sweeper
(Likely)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Very likely)
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Rivulet
(Unlikely)
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Small Rivulet
(Very likely)
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Grass Rivulet
(Likely)
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Double-striped Pug
(Very likely)
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Green Pug
(Likely)
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Slender Pug
(Unlikely)
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Foxglove Pug
(Very likely)
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Marsh Pug
(Likely)
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Larch Pug
(Unlikely)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Very likely)
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Angle-barred Pug
(Unlikely)
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Lime-speck Pug
(Unlikely)
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Satyr Pug
(Likely)
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Wormwood Pug
(Very likely)
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Currant Pug
(Very likely)
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Common Pug
(Likely)
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Tawny Speckled Pug
(Likely)
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Grey Pug
(Very likely)
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Magpie Moth
(Very likely)
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Clouded Border
(Very likely)
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Tawny-barred Angle
(Unlikely)
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Latticed Heath
(Unlikely)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very likely)
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Scalloped Oak
(Very likely)
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Swallow-tailed Moth
(Likely)
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Peppered Moth
(Very likely)
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Satin Beauty
(Unlikely)
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Mottled Beauty
(Very likely)
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Dotted Carpet
(Unlikely)
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Common Heath
(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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Light Emerald
(Very likely)
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Barred Red
(Very likely)
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Scotch Annulet
(Unlikely)
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Annulet
(Likely)
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Brussels Lace
(Very likely)
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Black Mountain Moth
(Likely)
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Large Emerald
(Very likely)
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Sallow Kitten
(Very likely)
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Iron Prominent
(Very likely)
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Pebble Prominent
(Very likely)
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Swallow Prominent
(Very likely)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Very 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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Straw Dot
(Unlikely)
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Snout
(Very likely)
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Dark Tussock
(Very likely)
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White Ermine
(Very likely)
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Wood Tiger
(Likely)
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Garden Tiger
(Very likely)
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Muslin Footman
(Unlikely)
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Common Footman
(Unlikely)
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Small Fan-foot
(Likely)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Very likely)
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Spectacle
(Very likely)
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Burnished Brass
(Very likely)
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Silver Y
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very likely)
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Plain Golden Y
(Very likely)
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Gold Spangle
(Very likely)
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Scarce Silver Y
(Very likely)
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Gold Spot
(Very likely)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Very likely)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Unlikely)
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Grey Dagger
(Very likely)
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Knot Grass
(Likely)
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Coronet
(Likely)
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Shark
(Very likely)
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Marbled Beauty
(Likely)
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Pale Mottled Willow
(Unlikely)
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Rustic
(Unlikely)
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Brown Rustic
(Very likely)
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Saxon
(Unlikely)
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Angle Shades
(Very likely)
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Small Angle Shades
(Very likely)
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Haworth's Minor
(Likely)
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Rosy Rustic
(Likely)
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Large Ear
(Likely)
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Small Dotted Buff
(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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Small Clouded Brindle
(Unlikely)
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Dark Arches
(Very likely)
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Light Arches
(Very likely)
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Confused
(Unlikely)
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Northern Arches
(Likely)
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Rosy Minor
(Very likely)
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Marbled Minor
(Very likely)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Very likely)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Unlikely)
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Dark Brocade
(Likely)
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Antler Moth
(Very likely)
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Beautiful Yellow Underwing
(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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Cabbage Moth
(Likely)
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Campion
(Very likely)
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Lychnis
(Likely)
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Brown-line Bright Eye
(Likely)
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Common Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Very likely)
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Clay
(Very likely)
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Shoulder-striped Wainscot
(Unlikely)
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Heart and Dart
(Likely)
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Turnip Moth
(Unlikely)
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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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Dotted Rustic
(Likely)
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Northern Rustic
(Unlikely)
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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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Great Brocade
(Unlikely)
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Double Dart
(Very likely)
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Green Arches
(Very likely)
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Dotted Clay
(Very likely)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Very likely)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Very likely)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Very likely)
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Double Square-spot
(Very likely)
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Gothic
(Very likely)
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