Pyraloidea

Pyraustinae

Imago
Genus
Pyrausta
Species
purpuralis (1)
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
French Vernacular
Pyrauste pourprée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 15-22mm

Imago: Bivoltine, can be disturbed during the day and comes freely to light.

Larva: Feed on corn mint (Mentha arvensis) and thyme (Thymus ssp)

Overwinter: As a larva

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