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Bloeddrupje, Provence Burnet

Zygaena occitanica

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Provence Burnet
Zygaena occitanica Zygaena occitanica


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9 Comments

Jopy
Jopy 8 years ago

i thought it is, because of white pattern on margin of wings...

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

I have removed my ID because I think bayucca must be right. He knows a lot more about insects than me :-)

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

It is Zygaena occitanica.

LaraScheldeman
LaraScheldeman 8 years ago

Thank you!

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

could be occitanica I am not sure now (?)

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Christine et al. are right: is Zygaena carniolica. Beautiful moth!

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 8 years ago

Beautiful! I agree with Victoria...some kind of Burnet Moth. Here are some links:
http://www.leps.it/indexjs.htm?SpeciesPa...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zygaena_car...

victoria.vikspics
victoria.vikspics 8 years ago

wow beautiful invertebrate, looks like a species of Burnett moth, great images

LaraScheldeman
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Gordes, Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Jul 20, 2013
Submitted on Jul 26, 2013

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