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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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Kari Pihlaviita added the Finnish common name "Punakirjokoisa" to "Pyrausta purpuralis Linnaeus".
7 months ago
Katja Schulz selected "Pyrausta purpuralis" to show in Overview on "Pyrausta purpuralis Linnaeus".
about 1 year ago
Malcolm Storey commented on an older version of Image of Pyrausta aurata:
Hi Jamie, I've had another look in Goater and asked around. Yes, you're right. Many thanks for taking the trouble to point it out.
Many thanks for taking the trouble to point it out.
over 1 year ago
Jamie McMillan commented on "Pyrausta purpuralis Linnaeus":
I am worried that all the photos here are i/d as P.purpuralis and there are n... more
Jamie McMillan commented on an older version of Image of Pyrausta aurata:
I think this one is P.aurata. I can't see the hindwing which ... more
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