Posted by: lornasass | July 6, 2010

AN AMAZING INSECT IN NORTH WALES

Yes, there are two small orange insects top right, but scroll down and take a look at the black polka-dotted one that took my breath away.

I spotted this marvel of nature while walking on a dirt footpath along the marina.   Any idea what either insect or plant is?  Some kind of grasshopper?  Some kind of thistle?

Not that it matters:  beauty exists without a name.


Responses

  1. Hi!

    I just came across your site. The beautiful insect is Six-Spot Burnet (Zygaena filipendulae) http://ukmoths.org.uk/show.php?bf=169

    Cheers from Denmark,
    Simon


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