Pyrausta purpuralis (Common Purple & Gold)

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Pyrausta purpuralis (Common Purple & Gold)

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: "Micro-heterocera" (Micro-moths)
Family: Pyralidae (Snout moths)
Subfamily: Pyraustinae
Genus: Pyrausta
Species: Pyrausta purpuralis (Common Purple & Gold)

Norwegian name: Purpurengmott

Host plants: Mentha aquatica, Mentha arvensis, Origanum vulgare, Prunella vulgaris, Thymus

Confusion species: Pyrausta aurata (Small Purple and Gold)