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