|169s1 ~ Six-spot Burnet ~ Zygaena filipendulae|
A fairly common species throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-40mm.
Slender Scotch Burnet.
Flowery grasslands i.e. roadside verges, woodland rides, permanent pastures and sand dunes.
Common and greater bird's-foot trefoil.
Overwinters (sometimes twice) as a larva. Larva Aug-June. Pupates in a cocoon in exposed positions amongst the grass stems.
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Photo by SB, July 2010, Llanymynech Rocks
Pic shows mating pair.