Six Spot Burnet Moths from Ireland

Sighting 8th August 2010
Location:  Bull Island, Dublin, Ireland
August 9, 2010 4:50 am
On a warm sunny day on Bull Island, Dublin, Ireland many of these ? were about – very few other species around, a few common blue butterflies and browns.
Mairead Ni Chuirc

Six Spot Burnet Moths

Hi Mairead,
Though they are diurnal, these Six Spot Burnets,
Zygaena filipendulae, are moths.  We identified them on the UK Moths website.

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