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Pyrausta aurata


The mint moth (Pyrausta aurata) is a small moth.The wings are purplish-brown with a single yellow spot on each overwing and underwing.


In a former botanic garden in center of the city.


Day active moth. Host plant is mint (hence the name)

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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

Spotted on Aug 16, 2016
Submitted on Feb 12, 2017

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