I am not sure what this winged beastie is, at first I thought Cinnabar Moth but am not totally sure.
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Tend to agree with Tony, Cinnabar aren't spotted
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Though I'm no expert on moths, but that is definitely a six spot burnett moth.
There are basically two types in the UK, five spot and six spot, easily identifiable by the number of red spots when at rest.
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Michael B said:
There is also a Narrow-bordered Five-Spot Burnet so beware! Also in the Six-Spot the 2 spots furthest from the head (N°5 &6) can join up to make it appear to have only 5 spots. Not so easy!
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Tony T said:Thanks Mike, know little about moths.
It's only because one of the reserves I visit have a plethora of six spot burnett moths that I can recognise them so easily.
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