Zygaena cynarae
         
     
La Zygène du peucédan  
           
 
 
 
   
1] male of Zygaena cynarae - Var (France) - 05/06/2017   2] same specimen as 1]  
       
       
   
3] same specimen as 1], showing a hardly visible red belt on the abdomen   4] male showing a red belt - Var (France) - 10/06/2011
 
 
       
       
   
5] male showing a bold red belt - Var (France) - 05/06/2017   6] male showing no red belt - Var (France) - 10/06/2011  
       
       
   
7] male with a weak red belt - Var (France) - 10/06/2011   8] same specimen as 7]  
       
       
   
9] male - Var (France) - 05/06/2017   10] same specimen as 9]  
       
       
   
11] other male - Var (France) - 05/06/2017   12] other male - Var (France) - 05/06/2017  
       
       
   
13] other male - Var (France) - 05/06/2017   14] other male - Var (France) - 05/06/2017  
       
       
   
15] other male - Var (France) - 05/06/2017   16] same specimen as 15]  
       
       
   
17] female of Zygaena cynarae - Var (France) - 16/06/2012   18] same specimen as 17] showing its bold red belt  
       
       
   
19] other female - Var (France) - 16/06/2012   20] same specimen as 19]  
       
       
   
21] female - Var (France) - 10/06/2010   22] same specimen as 21]  
       
       
   
23] same specimen as 21]   24] same female as 21] inspecting its hostplant Peucedanum cervaria  
       
       
   
25] same specimen as 21] (an egg is visible near the apex of the wing)   26] same specimen as 21]
 
 
       
       
   
27] same specimen as 21]   28] female - Var (France) - 05/06/2017  
       
       
   
29] same female as 28]   30] same female as 28]  
       
       
   
31] same female as 28]

 
  32] same female as 28] ; close-up of genital organs exteriorised by the female while sitting on a piece of grass. It is likely that some pheromones are spread around in order to attract a male  
       
       
   
33] other female - Var (France) - 10/06/2010   34] same female as 33]  
       
       
   
35] female - Var (France) - 16/06/2012   36] same female as 35] searching for its hostplant  
       
       
   
37] same female as 35] laying on Peucedanum cervaria   38] close-up of the clutch laid by the female from picture 35]  
       
       
   
39] mating pair - Var (France) - 05/06/2017   40] same pair as 39] (female above)  
       
       
   
41] other mating pair (female above) - Var (France) - 05/06/2017   42] same pair as 41] (male on the left)  
       
       
   
43] same pair as 41]  (male on the left)   44] same pair as 41]  (male on the left)  
       
       
   
45] view of the hostplant, Peucedanum cervaria - Var (France) - 10/06/2010   46] caterpillar on Peucedanum cervaria - Var (France) - 11/04/2014
 
 
       
       
   
47] same larva as 46]   48] same larva as 46]  
       
       
 
49] habitat  in Var (France) - 10/06/2010      
       
       
 
50] habitat in Var (France) - 10/06/2010      
       
       
       
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