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Six-spot Burnet

Zygaena filipendulae

Description:

The Six-spot Burnet, Zygaena filipendulae, is a day-flying moth of the family Zygaenidae. It is a common species throughout Europe. The sexes are similar and have a wingspan of 30–40 millimetres (1.2–1.6 in). The forewings are dark metallic green with 6 vivid red spots . SOURCE: Wikipedia

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Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago
Six-spot Burnet
Zygaena filipendulae Six-spot Burnet


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1 Comment

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

thanks for the ID Jeanette... Just catching up!

pamsai
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pamsai

Ireland

Spotted on Aug 14, 2012
Submitted on Aug 18, 2012

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