Six-spot Burnet (Zygaena filipendulae)

Six-spot Burnet (Zygaena filipendulae)

The Six-spot Burnet, Zygaena filipendulae, is a day-flying of the family Zygaenidae. It is a common species throughout Europe. The adults fly on hot, sunny days from June to August, and are attracted to a wide variety of flowers such as knapweed and scabious as well as the larval food plants bird’s foot trefoil and clover. The species overwinters as a larva.


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