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Six-spot Burnet

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A vivid metallic slate grey and crimson moth seen in countless numbers by day in July


Common Name Six-spot Burnet
Scientific Name Zygaena filipendulae
Species Group Moths 001 033 Swifts burnets and clearwings
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Moths 001 033 Swifts burnets and clearwings