Zygaenoidea

Zygaeninae

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Genus
Zygaena
Species
filipendulae (1)
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Six Spot Burnet
French Vernacular
Zygène de la filipendule
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 25-35mm

Imago: Univoltine, a common species here in open woodland and along rides and in floristically rich meadows.

Larva: Feed on bird's foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) and greater bird's-foot-trefoil (Lotus uliginosus)

Overwinter: As a larva, often for two years.

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