Pyrausta aurata

Pyrausta aurata

Observation - Pyrausta aurata. Description: Found near a mint plant. The upper view of the hindwing shows no mark in the basal area (in which case it would be P. purpuralis) as described in the pdf document at http://www.upperthames-butterflies.org.uk/moths_difficult.html

Found near a mint plant. The upper view of the hindwing shows no mark in the basal area (in which case it would be P. purpuralis) as described in the pdf document at http://www.upperthames-butterflies.org.uk/moths_difficult.html