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Burnet moth.

Observed: 19th September 2012 By: ngough24ngough24’s reputation in Invertebrates
Burnet moth.
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Six-spot Burnet (Zygaena filipendulae) interacts

Comments

MikeHolland's picture

How many spots did this one

How many spots did this one have ????

chrisbrooks's picture

Spots

Clearly 6.

Stuie Heale's picture

How can you tell?

How can you tell if its got 5 or 6 spots? Sometimes they look blended in...

S. Heale

chrisbrooks's picture

Spots

Hi, the spots nearest the head can look as one but they are always 2. The difference between 5 and 6 spots are the spot or spots nearest the wing tip. 2 nearest the wing tip is a 6 spot and one would be one of the 5 spots.