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Pyrausta purpuralis is a species of moth of the family Crambidae. It is found in Europe. The species closely resembles Pyrausta aurata.
The wingspan is ca. 20 mm. The moth flies from May to September depending on the location. The species is active during the day.
The larvae feed on Mint.
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C. Michael Hogan marked the classification from "IRMNG" as preferred for "Pyrausta purpuralis Linnaeus ?".
2 months ago
C. Michael Hogan set "Image of Pyrausta purpuralis" as an exemplar on "Pyrausta purpuralis Linnaeus ?".
Hans-Martin Braun added the English common name "Common Purple and Gold" to "Pyrausta purpuralis Linnaeus ?".
about 1 year ago
Hans-Martin Braun added the English common name "Common Crimson-and-gold Moth" to "Pyrausta purpuralis Linnaeus ?".
Hans-Martin Braun added the English common name "Common Crimson and Gold" to "Pyrausta purpuralis Linnaeus ?".
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