Zygaenoidea

Zygaeninae

Imago
Genus
Zygaena
Species
trifolii (1)
Author/Year
Esper, 1783
English Vernacular
Five Spot Burnet
French Vernacular
Zygène des prés
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 13mm - 18mm

Imago: Univoltine, a not uncommon species which can be found in a variety of habitats, from damp meadow, marshes, roadside verges, calcareous hillsides to coastal areas.

Larva: Monophagous, feeding on greater bird's foot trefoil (Lotus uliginosus) and bird's foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Overwinter: As a larva

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