Zygaena exulans

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Zygaena exulans
Zygaena exulans Norway.jpg
Zygaena exulans feeding in Northern Norway
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Zygaenidae
Genus: Zygaena
Species: Z. exulans
Binomial name
Zygaena exulans
(Reiner & Hohenwarth, 1792)
Synonyms
  • Sphinx exulans Hohenwarth, 1792
  • Zygaena exulans altaretensis Le Charles, 1942
  • Zygaena exulans bourgognei Le Charles, 1942
Caterpillar
Preserved specimen

The Mountain (or Scotch) Burnet, Zygaena exulans, is a moth of the Zygaenidae family.

This species exist in mountainous areas in Central Europe, Scotland, Scandinavia and Northern Russia.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Zygaena exulans exulans (European Alps)
  • Zygaena exulans abruzzina Burgeff, 1926
  • Zygaena exulans apfelbecki Rebel, 1910
  • Zygaena exulans pyrenaica Burgeff, 1926
  • Zygaena exulans subochracea White, 1872
  • Zygaena exulans vanadis Dalman, 1816