ngough24's picture

Burnet moth.

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

No interactions present.

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


MikeHolland's picture

How many spots did this one

How many spots did this one have ????

chrisbrooks's picture


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


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.