|63.007 ~ 1362 ~ Pyrausta purpuralis|
Resident. Widely distributed throughout the British Isles.
Scattered records from across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 15-22mm.
P. Aurata and P. ostrinalis.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Open country, preferring grassland or chalk.
Corn mint and Thyme spp.
Spinning. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feeds between spun leaves. Pupal site unknown.
Photo by MDH, 31st July 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 8th Sept 2011, Llanfyllin