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Red insect

Observed: 15th July 2009 By: ajpattison
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Description:

seen at Pensthorpe wildlfie reserve, Norfolk

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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

Comments

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Red insect

This is one of the burnet moths, Zygaena species. The most likely candidates in my area would be the Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet and the Six-spot Burnet. They are day-flying moths whose caterpillars feed on trefoil.

Richard Dickson