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171s1 ~ Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet ~ Zygaena lonicerae
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

Only recorded at one site in the west of the county, probably an overlooked species.

Wingspan :  M & F, 30-46mm.

Confusion species

Five-spot Burnet.

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Rough grassland.


Meadow vetchling, red and white clover, common and greater bird's-foot trefoil, and bitter vetch.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva July-June. Pupates in a cocoon high on the grass stems.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 24th June 2006, Commins Coch