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Five Spot Burnet

Zygaena trifolii

Description:

Distinctive, day flying moth with red hindwings and five red spots on the otherwise metallic greenish blue forewings.

Habitat:

Favours damp meadows and fairly common and widespread in Ireland. Flies July to August.

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LisaGrant
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LisaGrant

Waterford, Ireland

Spotted on Jul 29, 2011
Submitted on Jul 29, 2011

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