54.008 .... B&F 0169
Six-spot Burnet Zygaena filipendulae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Is often common in grassy habitats, especially on former colliery sites. Widespread in much of Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Hills and Holes SSSI, Market Warsop July 2012
Photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top July 2006    
Early stages                            
Full-grown larva. Photographed at Warsop Main Pit Top June 2022.
Near full-grown larva. Photographed at Rainworth Heath NR June 2021.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Six-spot Burnet
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Graham Beeley. Wil Heeney. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Pauline Bradford. NBGRC. Peter Acton. Damian Taylor. Martin Gray. Rob Johnson. Meg Skinner. David Shaw. Brian Wetton.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2024

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