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170 Five-Spot Burnet Zygaena trifolii

(Esper, 1783)

Adult, confluent form
Five-Spot Burnet  Zygaena trifolii (Adult, confluent form)

Adult, confluent form

Harlech, Gwynedd

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Adult, confluent form

Harlech, Gwynedd

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170 Five-Spot Burnet Zygaena trifolii

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Five-Spot Burnet Zygaena trifolii

(Esper, 1783)

Wingspan 28-33 mm.

Locally distributed in South-west England and Wales, and occupies damp meadows, marshes and sea cliffs.

Flies during the day in July and August. The larvae feed on bird's-foot trefoils (Lotus spp.).

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