Variable burnet

Zygaena ephialtes

A burnet with a wingspan of 30-40 mm. This moth prefers dry places. Host plants include crownvetch (Coronilla and Securigera spp.) and horseshoe-vetch (Hippocrepis spp.). This species flies June and July, the flight slow and undulating.

 

Attribution: Hectonichus (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

Attribution: Ilia Ustyantsev (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

Attribution: Hectonichus (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

Attribution: Ilia Ustyantsev (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

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