Zygaena sarpedon
         
Royal Burnet  
La Zygène du panicaut  
           
 
 
 
   
1] male of Zygaena sarpedon - Var (France) - 05/06/2014   2] same individual as 1]  
       
       
   
3] male - Var (France) - 25/05/2017   4] same individual as 3]  
       
       
   
5] male - Var (France) - 11/07/2012   6] male - Var (France) - 30/05/2014  
       
       
   
7] male - Var (France) - 11/07/2012   8] male - Var (France) - 08/06/2011  
       
       
   
9] male - Var (France) - 24/06/2011   10] same specimen as 9]  
       
       
   
11] Var (France) - 16/06/2012   12] male - Var (France) - 27/06/2013  
       
       
   
13] male - Var (France) - 24/05/2015   14] same specimen as 13]  
       
       
   
15] male - Var (France) - 30/05/2014   16] same specimen 15]  
       
       
   
17] other specimen - Var (France) - 05/07/2015   18] male - Var (France) - 24/06/2011  
       
       
   
19] a male of Zygaena sarpedon (on the left) with a specimen of Zygaena erythrus ; this shows an amazing difference of size - Bouches-du-Rhône (France) - 30/06/2012   20] male - Bouches-du-Rhône (France) - 30/06/2012

 
 
       
       
   
21] male - Alpes de Haute Provence - 07/07/2012   22] male - Var (France) - 29/05/2014  
       
       
   
23] a male (backward) attempting to seduce a female - Var (France) - 08/06/2011   24] male from picture 23]
 
 
       
       
   
25] female of Zygaena sarpedon inspecting the host-plant Eryngium campestre before laying eggs - Var (France) - 24/06/2011   26] same specimen as 25]
 
 
       
       
   
27] a male (on the left) and a female - Alpes de Haute Provence (France) - 07/07/2012   28] female from the scene 27]
 
 
       
       
   
29] female - Hautes Alpes (France) - 05/07/2015   30] same female as 29]  
       
       
   
31] female searching for laying on the host-plant, Eryngium campestre - Var (France) - 05/06/2017   32] same specimen as 31]
 
 
       
       
   
33] same specimen as 31]   34] female - Var (France) - 05/06/2017  
       
       
   
35] young caterpillar feeding on Eryngium campestre - Var (France) - 05/04/2014   36] other caterpillar - Var (France) - 05/04/2014
 
 
       
       
   
37] other caterpillar - Var (France) - 05/04/2014   38] other caterpillar - Var (France) - 05/04/2014  
       
       
   
39] other caterpillar - Var (France) - 05/04/2014   40] caterpillar - Var (France) - 19/04/2014  
       
       
   
41] caterpillar - Var (France) - 04/05/2014   42] same larva as 41]  
       
       
   
43] other caterpillar - Var (France) - 04/05/2014   44] same caterpillar as 43]  
       
       
   
45] mature caterpillar on Eryngium campestre - Var (France) - 03/05/2013   46] chrysalis - Var (France) - 09/05/2014
 
 
       
       
   
47] same chrysalis as 46]   48] chrysalis - Var (France) - 18/05/2014  
       
       
   
49] same chrysalis as 48]   50] same chrysalis as 48]  
       
       
   
51] same chrysalis as 46] after the burnet emerged   52] caterpillar - Var (France) - 04/05/2014  
       
       
       
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