Six-Spot Burnets on Centaurea nigra

Six-Spot Burnets on Centaurea nigra

Observation - Six-Spot Burnets on Centaurea nigra. Description: The upper moth of this mating pair had spots that were tangerine, not red. The only colour variation I can find in this species is one with clear yellow spots (the rare f. flava).

The upper moth of this mating pair had spots that were tangerine, not red. The only colour variation I can find in this species is one with clear yellow spots (the rare f. flava).