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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.

 

103 - Mid Ebudes

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April

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June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Common Swift
(Infrequent)
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Map-winged Swift
(Very frequent)
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Gold Swift
(Infrequent)
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Ghost Moth
(Frequent)
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Forester
(Regular)
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Transparent Burnet
(Very frequent)
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Slender Scotch Burnet
(Very frequent)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Very frequent)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Infrequent)
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Pebble Hook-tip
(Unusual)
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Peach Blossom
(Frequent)
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Poplar Lutestring
(Unusual)
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Common Lutestring
(Frequent)
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Northern Eggar
(Frequent)
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Fox Moth
(Frequent)
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Drinker
(Very frequent)
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Emperor Moth
(Unusual)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Very frequent)
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Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth
(Frequent)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Frequent)
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Riband Wave
(Regular)
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Smoky Wave
(Frequent)
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Cream Wave
(Regular)
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Birch Mocha
(Infrequent)
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Oblique Carpet
(Regular)
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Red Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Garden Carpet
(Frequent)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Regular)
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Flame Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Silver-ground Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Yellow Shell
(Frequent)
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Small Argent & Sable
(Regular)
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Common Carpet
(Frequent)
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Beautiful Carpet
(Infrequent)
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July Highflyer
(Infrequent)
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May Highflyer
(Infrequent)
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Ruddy Highflyer
(Infrequent)
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Chestnut-coloured Carpet
(Unusual)
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Spruce Carpet
(Regular)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Frequent)
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Broken-barred Carpet
(Regular)
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Purple Bar
(Frequent)
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Northern Spinach
(Regular)
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Barred Straw
(Infrequent)
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Small Phoenix
(Very frequent)
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Red-Green Carpet
(Regular)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Unusual)
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Green Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Striped Twin-spot Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Water Carpet
(Frequent)
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Small White Wave
(Unusual)
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Welsh Wave
(Regular)
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Argent & Sable
(Frequent)
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Chimney Sweeper
(Very frequent)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Rivulet
(Infrequent)
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Small Rivulet
(Infrequent)
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Pretty Pinion
(Regular)
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Grass Rivulet
(Regular)
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Sandy Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Double-striped Pug
(Infrequent)
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Green Pug
(Unusual)
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Foxglove Pug
(Very frequent)
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Netted Pug
(Unusual)
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Brindled Pug
(Unusual)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Regular)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Frequent)
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Angle-barred Pug
(Infrequent)
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Thyme Pug
(Infrequent)
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Lime-speck Pug
(Infrequent)
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Satyr Pug
(Frequent)
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Wormwood Pug
(Unusual)
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Currant Pug
(Unusual)
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Common Pug
(Frequent)
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Shaded Pug
(Infrequent)
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Grey Pug
(Frequent)
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Treble-bar
(Infrequent)
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Yellow-barred Brindle
(Infrequent)
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Magpie Moth
(Frequent)
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Clouded Border
(Very frequent)
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Peacock Moth
(Frequent)
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Tawny-barred Angle
(Regular)
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Brown Silver-line
(Very frequent)
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Barred Umber
(Frequent)
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Scorched Wing
(Regular)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very frequent)
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Speckled Yellow
(Frequent)
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Early Thorn
(Regular)
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Lunar Thorn
(Frequent)
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Scalloped Hazel
(Very frequent)
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Belted Beauty
(Unusual)
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Peppered Moth
(Very frequent)
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Willow Beauty
(Infrequent)
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Ringed Carpet
(Unusual)
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Mottled Beauty
(Very frequent)
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Engrailed
(Infrequent)
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Common Heath
(Very frequent)
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Bordered White
(Frequent)
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Common White Wave
(Frequent)
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Common Wave
(Very frequent)
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Clouded Silver
(Regular)
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Light Emerald
(Frequent)
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Barred Red
(Infrequent)
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Scotch Annulet
(Unusual)
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Brussels Lace
(Infrequent)
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Grey Scalloped Bar
(Regular)
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Large Emerald
(Regular)
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Little Emerald
(Infrequent)
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Puss Moth
(Unusual)
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Sallow Kitten
(Regular)
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Marbled Brown
(Regular)
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Lunar Marbled Brown
(Infrequent)
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Iron Prominent
(Regular)
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Pebble Prominent
(Frequent)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Frequent)
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Pale Prominent
(Regular)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Frequent)
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Buff-tip
(Very frequent)
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Straw Dot
(Frequent)
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Snout
(Regular)
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Buff Ermine
(Very frequent)
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White Ermine
(Very frequent)
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Clouded Buff
(Very frequent)
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Ruby Tiger
(Regular)
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Wood Tiger
(Infrequent)
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Garden Tiger
(Frequent)
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Cinnabar
(Very frequent)
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Four-dotted Footman
(Regular)
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Red-necked Footman
(Infrequent)
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Common Footman
(Infrequent)
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Small Fan-foot
(Regular)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Infrequent)
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Small Purple-barred
(Regular)
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Mother Shipton
(Regular)
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Spectacle
(Frequent)
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Burnished Brass
(Regular)
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Silver Y
(Very frequent)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very frequent)
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Plain Golden Y
(Unusual)
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Gold Spangle
(Infrequent)
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Gold Spot
(Infrequent)
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Silver Hook
(Frequent)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Frequent)
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Grey Dagger
(Regular)
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Miller
(Infrequent)
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Light Knot Grass
(Regular)
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Knot Grass
(Very frequent)
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Coronet
(Regular)
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Shark
(Regular)
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Brown Rustic
(Very frequent)
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Saxon
(Frequent)
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Angle Shades
(Frequent)
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Small Angle Shades
(Very frequent)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Frequent)
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Dusky Brocade
(Very frequent)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Very frequent)
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Rustic Shoulder-knot
(Frequent)
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Small Clouded Brindle
(Infrequent)
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Dark Arches
(Frequent)
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Light Arches
(Infrequent)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Frequent)
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Dark Brocade
(Frequent)
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Clouded Drab
(Infrequent)
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Powdered Quaker
(Infrequent)
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Grey Arches
(Frequent)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Very frequent)
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Beautiful Brocade
(Frequent)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Very frequent)
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Broom Moth
(Very frequent)
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Glaucous Shears
(Regular)
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Shears
(Very frequent)
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Campion
(Very frequent)
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Lychnis
(Frequent)
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Marbled Coronet
(Frequent)
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Grey
(Infrequent)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Frequent)
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Clay
(Unusual)
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Heart and Dart
(Very frequent)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Unusual)
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Flame
(Regular)
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Flame Shoulder
(Very frequent)
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Purple Clay
(Frequent)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Frequent)
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Small Square-spot
(Frequent)
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True Lover's Knot
(Very frequent)
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Northern Rustic
(Infrequent)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Frequent)
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Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Infrequent)
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Double Dart
(Infrequent)
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Green Arches
(Frequent)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Unusual)
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Triple-spotted Clay
(Frequent)
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Double Square-spot
(Frequent)
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Gothic
(Infrequent)
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Least Black Arches
(Infrequent)
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Green Silver-lines
(Regular)
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