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Orange Mint Moth

Pyrausta orphisalis


"Slightly smaller than Pyrausta subsequalis. Forewing dark brown with a large orange PM spot near costa; wide orange PM band on hindwing."


Larvae of this species are reported to feed on mint (Mentha) species and other Lamiaceae such as savory (Satureja spp.) and beebalm (Monarda spp.).

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Gary Walton
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Gary Walton

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Aug 5, 2019
Submitted on Aug 5, 2019

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