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St Jansvlinder - Six-Spot Burnet Moth - Zygaena filipendulae This is the commonest of Britain&#039;s day-flying Burnet moths, and is found throughout Britain, with a coastal bias in the North. Occupying meadows, woodland clearings and sea-cliffs, it flies from June to August. <br />
The larvae feed mainly on bird&#039;s-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus).  Geotagged,Netherlands,Six-spot burnet,Summer,Zygaena filipendulae Click/tap to enlarge

St Jansvlinder - Six-Spot Burnet Moth - Zygaena filipendulae

This is the commonest of Britain's day-flying Burnet moths, and is found throughout Britain, with a coastal bias in the North. Occupying meadows, woodland clearings and sea-cliffs, it flies from June to August.
The larvae feed mainly on bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus).

    comments (3)

  1. Gorgeous shot! Are you looking for help with the ID on this one? Posted one year ago, modified one year ago
    1. Hi Lisa. Thank you. I've named this one. It's my first day on Jungle Dragon, so I'm not that fast yet in filling all the boexes. Posted one year ago
      1. No problem at all! If you need any guidance, feel free to ask me or any of the other moderators! Posted one year ago

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The six-spot burnet is a day-flying moth of the family Zygaenidae.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by CathDH
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Uploaded Dec 4, 2018. Captured Jun 29, 2018 16:07 in Mestweg, Empe, Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.0
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm