Six Spotted Burnets Mating in the UK

Green with red spot and black with red spots on wings
Location:  Brean Down Somerset UK
August 10, 2010 4:14 am
Dear bugman please identify the pair of bugs in the attached photos

Mating Six Spotted Burnets

Hi Gill,
Your mating moths are Six Spotted Burnets,
Zygaena filipendulae.  Just yesterday we posted another example from the UK.  You may read more about Six Spotted Burnets on our website and on the UK Moths Website.  We have been getting numerous identification request from the UK lately.

Six Spotted Burnet

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