|THE MACRO MOTHS OF CAITHNESS|
Click on the first letter of the English name of the moth to go to the alphabetical list
Use the first word in the moth's name. For example: Common Quaker is listed under "C" not "Q"
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All photographs are © Neil Money unless otherwise stated on the species pages
Systematic list and nomenclature follow
Agassiz D J L, Beavan S D & Heckford R J 2013 A checklist of the Lepidoptera of th British Isles
Some species possibly recorded in Caithness have not been accepted on the County list. These species have a dedicated page but the species name is enclosed in square brackets [ ] and the page background is pink. The reason why they have not been formally accepted is given after the species name.
NOTE ON UK STATUS CODES
The following codes are used in the note of UK Status for some species:
RDB = Red Data Book species - species included in the British Red Data Book for Insects (1987) or meeting RDB criteria since
Na = Nationally Scarce A - recorded from 16 to 30 10km squares in Great Britain since the 1st January 1980
Nb = Nationally Scarce B - recorded from 31 to 100 10km squares in Great Britain since the 1st January 1980
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