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Moth

Observed: 15th May 2010 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Moth (Pyrausta aurata) 15.5.10.Pilgrims Way.jpg
Moth (Pyrausta aurata) 15.5.10.Pilgrims Way.2.jpg
Moth (Pyrausta aurata) 15.5.10.Pilgrims Way.3.jpg
Description:

A small red coloured moth flying around the garden. Possiblly Pyrausta aurata although I am not sure how to tell the difference between this and the Small Purple and Gold which I may also have pics of

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Dave Wilton's picture

Pyrausta

See http://www.upperthames-butterflies.org.uk/Moth_files/Pyraustas_difficult... for help with separating Pyrausta aurata from Pyrausta purpuralis.

Satyrium

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Thank you for the link.That

Thank you for the link.That is most informative!

Graeme Davis