Pyrausta moth

Pyrausta moth

Observation - Pyrausta moth - UK and Ireland. Description: Small, brightly coloured purple and gold day-flying moth. Is this P. aurata or P. purpuralis? Both species' food plants found nearby.

Small, brightly coloured purple and gold day-flying moth. Is this P. aurata or P. purpuralis? Both species' food plants found nearby.