Six-spot Burnet (Zygaena filipendulae)

Another Burnet moth, this time with six separate red dots on each forewing.  The flight period is slightly longer, from late June to August and it also visits flowers such as knapweed, thistles and scabious.  If you look closely at tall grasses you may find a newly emerged female mating with a male next to its papery cocoon.

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