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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.

 

 

Orange Swift
(Regular)
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Common Swift
(Infrequent)
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Map-winged Swift
(Very frequent)
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Gold Swift
(Regular)
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Ghost Moth
(Frequent)
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Thrift Clearwing
(Infrequent)
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Forester
(Regular)
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Six-Spot Burnet
(Frequent)
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Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet
(Infrequent)
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Scalloped Hook-tip
(Infrequent)
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Pebble Hook-tip
(Infrequent)
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Chinese Character
(Frequent)
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Peach Blossom
(Frequent)
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Buff Arches
(Infrequent)
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Common Lutestring
(Frequent)
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Northern Eggar
(Frequent)
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Drinker
(Very frequent)
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Poplar Hawk-moth
(Very frequent)
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Humming-bird Hawk-moth
(Regular)
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Elephant Hawk-moth
(Very frequent)
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Small Elephant Hawk-moth
(Infrequent)
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Single-dotted Wave
(Frequent)
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Small Fan-footed Wave
(Very frequent)
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Riband Wave
(Very frequent)
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Plain Wave
(Infrequent)
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Mullein Wave
(Regular)
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Lesser Cream Wave
(Infrequent)
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Smoky Wave
(Regular)
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Cream Wave
(Regular)
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July Belle
(Regular)
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Shaded Broad-bar
(Frequent)
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Oblique Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Red Carpet
(Regular)
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Garden Carpet
(Frequent)
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Red Twin-spot Carpet
(Regular)
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Dark-barred Twin-spot Carpet
(Frequent)
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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
(Very frequent)
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Galium Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Beautiful Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Dark Spinach
(Infrequent)
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Grey Mountain Carpet
(Infrequent)
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July Highflyer
(Very frequent)
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Pine Carpet
(Unusual)
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Spruce Carpet
(Frequent)
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Grey Pine Carpet
(Frequent)
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Blue-bordered Carpet
(Unusual)
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Barred Yellow
(Frequent)
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Purple Bar
(Frequent)
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Phoenix
(Regular)
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Northern Spinach
(Frequent)
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Barred Straw
(Very frequent)
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Small Phoenix
(Frequent)
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Common Marbled Carpet
(Regular)
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Dark Marbled Carpet
(Infrequent)
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Beech-green Carpet
(Unusual)
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Green Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Devon Carpet
(Unusual)
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Welsh Wave
(Regular)
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Argent & Sable
(Infrequent)
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Scallop Shell
(Regular)
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Chimney Sweeper
(Frequent)
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Twin-spot Carpet
(Very frequent)
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Rivulet
(Frequent)
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Small Rivulet
(Very frequent)
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Barred Rivulet
(Regular)
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Grass Rivulet
(Infrequent)
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Sandy Carpet
(Frequent)
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Double-striped Pug
(Frequent)
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V-Pug
(Frequent)
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Green Pug
(Frequent)
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Bilberry Pug
(Unusual)
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Slender Pug
(Unusual)
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Foxglove Pug
(Frequent)
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Juniper Pug
(Infrequent)
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Golden-rod Pug
(Infrequent)
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Narrow-winged Pug
(Regular)
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Angle-barred Pug
(Unusual)
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Thyme Pug
(Unusual)
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Lime-speck Pug
(Regular)
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Triple-spotted Pug
(Infrequent)
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Satyr Pug
(Unusual)
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Wormwood Pug
(Regular)
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Currant Pug
(Regular)
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Common Pug
(Infrequent)
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Tawny Speckled Pug
(Regular)
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Grey Pug
(Infrequent)
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Manchester Treble-bar
(Infrequent)
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Broom-tip
(Frequent)
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Magpie Moth
(Frequent)
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Clouded Magpie
(Frequent)
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Clouded Border
(Very frequent)
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Tawny-barred Angle
(Frequent)
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Latticed Heath
(Frequent)
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Brown Silver-line
(Infrequent)
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Scorched Wing
(Unusual)
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Brimstone Moth
(Very frequent)
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Bordered Beauty
(Unusual)
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Lilac Beauty
(Infrequent)
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Canary-shouldered Thorn
(Unusual)
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Early Thorn
(Frequent)
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Purple Thorn
(Unusual)
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Scalloped Oak
(Very frequent)
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Swallow-tailed Moth
(Very frequent)
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Peppered Moth
(Very frequent)
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Willow Beauty
(Frequent)
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Satin Beauty
(Infrequent)
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Mottled Beauty
(Very frequent)
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Dotted Carpet
(Regular)
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Engrailed
(Infrequent)
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Common Heath
(Infrequent)
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Bordered White
(Infrequent)
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Common White Wave
(Very frequent)
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Common Wave
(Very frequent)
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Clouded Silver
(Infrequent)
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Light Emerald
(Very frequent)
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Barred Red
(Frequent)
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Annulet
(Infrequent)
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Brussels Lace
(Frequent)
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Grass Emerald
(Frequent)
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Large Emerald
(Frequent)
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Common Emerald
(Regular)
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Sallow Kitten
(Infrequent)
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Iron Prominent
(Frequent)
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Pebble Prominent
(Frequent)
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Swallow Prominent
(Frequent)
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Lesser Swallow Prominent
(Frequent)
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Coxcomb Prominent
(Very frequent)
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Buff-tip
(Frequent)
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Herald
(Infrequent)
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Straw Dot
(Very frequent)
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Snout
(Very frequent)
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Yellow-tail
(Frequent)
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Dark Tussock
(Infrequent)
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Buff Ermine
(Very frequent)
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White Ermine
(Very frequent)
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Clouded Buff
(Regular)
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Ruby Tiger
(Regular)
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Garden Tiger
(Very frequent)
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Cinnabar
(Frequent)
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Muslin Footman
(Very frequent)
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Round-winged Muslin
(Infrequent)
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Four-dotted Footman
(Frequent)
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Red-necked Footman
(Frequent)
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Buff Footman
(Frequent)
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Common Footman
(Very frequent)
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Scarce Footman
(Infrequent)
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Fan-foot
(Frequent)
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Small Fan-foot
(Frequent)
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Marsh Oblique-barred
(Regular)
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Pinion-streaked Snout
(Frequent)
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Spectacle
(Very frequent)
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Dark Spectacle
(Frequent)
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Burnished Brass
(Very frequent)
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Silver Y
(Very frequent)
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Beautiful Golden Y
(Very frequent)
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Plain Golden Y
(Very frequent)
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Gold Spangle
(Very frequent)
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Gold Spot
(Frequent)
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Lempke's Gold Spot
(Frequent)
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Silver Hook
(Infrequent)
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Nut-tree Tussock
(Infrequent)
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Grey Dagger
(Infrequent)
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Miller
(Infrequent)
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Knot Grass
(Regular)
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Poplar Grey
(Unusual)
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Coronet
(Frequent)
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Shark
(Infrequent)
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Anomalous
(Unusual)
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Marbled Beauty
(Regular)
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Small Mottled Willow
(Unusual)
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Mottled Rustic
(Frequent)
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Pale Mottled Willow
(Unusual)
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Uncertain
(Frequent)
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Rustic
(Very frequent)
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Silky Wainscot
(Infrequent)
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Brown Rustic
(Frequent)
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Old Lady
(Unusual)
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Angle Shades
(Frequent)
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Small Angle Shades
(Very frequent)
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Haworth's Minor
(Infrequent)
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Crescent
(Regular)
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Rosy Rustic
(Frequent)
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Large Ear
(Infrequent)
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Flounced Rustic
(Regular)
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Fen Wainscot
(Regular)
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Small Wainscot
(Frequent)
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Small Dotted Buff
(Frequent)
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Dusky Brocade
(Frequent)
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Clouded-bordered Brindle
(Frequent)
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Small Clouded Brindle
(Infrequent)
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Slender Brindle
(Frequent)
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Dark Arches
(Very frequent)
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Light Arches
(Frequent)
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Confused
(Infrequent)
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Northern Arches
(Infrequent)
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Double Lobed
(Frequent)
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Common Rustic
(Infrequent)
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Rosy Minor
(Regular)
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Cloaked Minor
(Regular)
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Marbled Minor
(Infrequent)
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Rufous Minor
(Infrequent)
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Middle-barred Minor
(Very frequent)
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Dun-bar
(Regular)
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Minor Shoulder-knot
(Infrequent)
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Suspected
(Infrequent)
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Antler Moth
(Very frequent)
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Grey Arches
(Frequent)
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Pale-shouldered Brocade
(Frequent)
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Dog's Tooth
(Regular)
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Bright-line Brown-eye
(Very frequent)
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Dot Moth
(Regular)
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Broom Moth
(Frequent)
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Shears
(Unusual)
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Cabbage Moth
(Infrequent)
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Campion
(Infrequent)
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Lychnis
(Frequent)
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Marbled Coronet
(Unusual)
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Brown-line Bright Eye
(Frequent)
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Common Wainscot
(Frequent)
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Smoky Wainscot
(Very frequent)
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Southern Wainscot
(Infrequent)
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Clay
(Very frequent)
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Shoulder-striped Wainscot
(Regular)
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White-line Dart
(Infrequent)
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Heart and Dart
(Very frequent)
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Turnip Moth
(Unusual)
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Dark Sword-grass
(Infrequent)
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Flame
(Very frequent)
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Flame Shoulder
(Very frequent)
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Purple Clay
(Very frequent)
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Ingrailed Clay
(Very frequent)
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Small Square-spot
(Frequent)
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True Lover's Knot
(Very frequent)
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Large Yellow Underwing
(Very frequent)
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Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Frequent)
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Lesser Yellow Underwing
(Frequent)
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Least Yellow Underwing
(Regular)
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Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing
(Very frequent)
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Great Brocade
(Infrequent)
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Double Dart
(Frequent)
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Green Arches
(Frequent)
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Dotted Clay
(Very frequent)
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Neglected Rustic
(Infrequent)
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Square-spot Rustic
(Infrequent)
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Six-striped Rustic
(Very frequent)
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Setaceous Hebrew Character
(Unusual)
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Triple-spotted Clay
(Very frequent)
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Double Square-spot
(Very frequent)
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Gothic
(Frequent)
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Green Silver-lines
(Infrequent)
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