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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 03.5 June 1992

Identification - Forester and Burnet Moths

By - Gerald W Tremewan

Burnets (Zygaena) and foresters (Adscita) are brightly coloured, day-flying moths which are attracted to various wild flowers. The black and red coloration of burnets cannot fail to attract the attention of anyone walking in the countryside, and moreover, the conspicuous fusiform or spindle-shaped cocoons of the commoner species can often be seen attached to the stems of grasses and other vegetation.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist