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Six-spot burnet moth photographs showing proboscis

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Dark moth with six red spots on each wing, arranged in pairs, in daylight.
Six-spot burnet moth with its proboscis curling into a flower on a spear thistle (cirsium vulgare). Visible are the twin galeae of the proboscis, one on each side. July 2021, England.
Dark moth with six red spots on its wing, arranged in pairs, in daylight.
Side view of a six-spot burnet moth, showing the proboscis curled back under the head. It is on a creeping thistle (Cirsium arvense). July 2021, England.
Dark moth with six red spots on each wing, arranged in pairs, in daylight.
Six-spot burnet moth on a creeping thistle, showing wing markings and club-like antennae. July 2021, England.

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