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Small pink/brown moth

Observed: 2nd June 2013 By: BlackWolfBlackWolf’s reputation in InvertebratesBlackWolf’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:
Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Mint Moth (Pyraustra)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Pyraustra

Any confusion with this observation would be between purpalis (which it probably is) and ostrinalis (which is pretty unlikely as the species is not on the Worcs list). With the amount of yellow on the upper wing as shown in the picture it cannot be aurata.

Robert Homan