Narrow-bordered Five-spot Burnet

Zygaena lonicerae 


Forewing length: 15 – 19mm 

Very similar and commoner than the Five-spot Burnet, the black edge of the Narrow-bordered hindwing is thinner. It also has longer and narrower forewings but the differences are slight

Flight Period
June July 

Laval Foodplants
Meadow Vetchling, Sainfoin, Clovers etc

Rough grassland and Chalk Downland  

Wiltshire Status
Common and Widespread