|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.
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.
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Photo by MDH, 31st July 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 8th Sept 2011, Llanfyllin