Family: Pyralidae

63.007 Crimson and Gold Pyrausta purpuralis

There are 40 county records of 73 individuals from 32 different sites. First recorded in 1875.

Individual records comprise of: [73 Adult] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
0
May
1
Jun
5
Jul
20
Aug
39

Earliest: 27 Apr 1921 - Latest: 20 Aug 2013

Historical Abundance

2018
13
2017
1
2016
2
2014
1
2013
5
2010
1
2009
27
2008
3
2004
1
1997
3

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
28 (63)
VC68
12 (10)

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.

Notes:

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