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Five-spot Burnet

Zygaena trifolii


Family Zygaenidae, the wingspan is 28-33 mm, adults are on wing from the mid June to the beginning of August in one generation per year.


found in mountain, at 1600 m/asl, in mixed beech and pine wood

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5-spot Burnet
Zygaena trifolii

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Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 8 years ago

wow, i'm so slow i didn't catch it until now. 5 spots on each wing. d'oh. lol

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 8 years ago

your welcome, jopy. i don't know what the difference is, because they all seem to have 8+ spots, but there are also 6 spot burnets...

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 8 years ago

beautiful .............

Jopy 8 years ago

they are really beautiful :)

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Love these moths :-)

Jopy 8 years ago

thanks, LandmarkExpert :D

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Spotted on Aug 9, 2013
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