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Essex Field Club
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Species Account for Zygaena filipendulae

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Zygaena filipendulae  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Six-spot Burnet
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Zygaenidae

Six Spot Burnet 2. Copyright: Stephen Rolls

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National status: Common

Additional Phenology Data


Zygaena filipendulae
Zygaena filipendulae
Six-spot Burnet pupa on reed stem
Six-spot Burnet pupa on reed stem
Six-spot Burnet 3
Six-spot Burnet 3
Six Spot Burnet 2.
Six Spot Burnet 2.
6 Spot Burnet Cat.
6 Spot Burnet Cat.

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Zygaena filipendulae on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 41 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

Structural Habitat Data (based on 3 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 2 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Zygaena filipendulae

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Zygaena filipendulae

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