Moth -
Narrow Bordered 5 Spot Burnet
Fact File
Taken at Aberlady on 2nd July 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode




 


 
Taken at Aberlady on 24th July 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
Fact File
 
Moth - Narrow Bordered 5 Spot Burnet.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Zygaena lonicerae.
Lepidoptera.
Zygaenidae.

Larval Food:
Adult Food:
Wingspan:

Description:



Habitat:
Flies/Found:

Clover, Meadow Vetchling,
Field scabious, meadow knapweed and creeping thistle,
30 - 46mm
The forewings have 5 red spots, although
the 2 central ones are sometimes joined.
The ' Narrow' in the name relates to the narrower
hindwing border to that of the 5 Spot Burnet.
Coastal areas, open forests, grassland, chalk downland.
Daytime. June - August.