The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Zygaena viciae ytenensis Briggs, 1888

New Forest burnet



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Zygaena viciae anglica Reiss, 1931


Conservation Status

Last record: 1920's (Barbour, 2009:1) (1927?)



New Forest, UK


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:


Other references:

Barbour, D. (2009). Monitoring the New Forest burnet moth Zygaena viciae in west Scotland in 2006 - 2008. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No.316 (ROAME. R06LD01).

South, Richard. (1907-1909). The moths of the British Isles. London, F. Warne & Co.

Tremewan, W. G. (1966). The history of Zygaena viciae anglica Reiss (Lep., Zygaenidae) in the New Forest. Entomol. Gaz. 17: 187-211.


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