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What is it

Observed: 20th August 2011 By: sarah beaton
what is it
Description:

It seemed more like a moth than a butterfly though it was active in daylight.
in open meadow .

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mint Moth (Pyrausta aurata) interacts

Comments

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I'd go for P.aurata. The

I'd go for P.aurata. The pictures at ukmoths.org.uk show the difference in the extent of the yellow markings between the two species.