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Narrow-bordered five-spot burnet

Zygaena lonicerae


A day flying moth in the family Zygaenidae, black with 5 red spots (only 4 are visible on this dorsal view). The majority of zygaenids are tropical, but they are also well represented in temperate regions.


Alpine meadow, alt. 1100m


For Moth Week 2016. Identification: spots 3 and 4 are unfused. Spot 3 is smaller than spot 4. The antennae are long and slender, and slightly clavate and tapered

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DanielePralong 4 years ago


Wowwwwwww,,, wonderful!

flowntheloop 5 years ago


DanielePralong 6 years ago

Hi Ved Karve2, the images you uploaded and which were removed by Project Noah were from different photographers, and the date and locations you posted did not match those found on the web. If you have permission from these photographers please email Project Noah with all details on Please note that Project Noah's primary purpose is not to share images, but to help document the natural world with your own original contributions . Thanks for your understanding.

Ved Karve2
Ved Karve2 6 years ago

hi daniel, this is vedkarve2,this is about the bee eater photograph I have permission from the photographer to use his photo in websites,and if you have any concerns please comment me on a resent photograph.

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Rougemont, Vaud, Switzerland

Spotted on Jul 23, 2014
Submitted on Jul 31, 2016

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