Family: Pyralidae

63.007 Crimson and Gold Pyrausta purpuralis

There are 46 county records of 81 individuals from 36 different sites. First recorded in 1875.

Individual records comprise of: [81 Adult] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
0
May
1
Jun
5
Jul
23
Aug
44

Earliest: 27 Apr 1921 - Latest: 25 Aug 2019

Historical Abundance

2019
8
2018
13
2017
1
2016
2
2014
1
2013
5
2010
1
2009
27
2008
3
2004
1

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
32 (69)
VC68
14 (12)

Similar Species

1363 Yellow-banded Purple Pyrausta ostrinalis
1361 Purple and Gold Pyrausta aurata

Status Grade 2

Larval food plants

Corn Mint Mentha arvensis
Wild Thyme Thymus polytrichus

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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