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Common purple and gold

Pyrausta purpuralis


Wingspan is about 20 mm. The forewings are purplish-brown with golden yellow markings.The hindwings are dark brown or also black with a broad yellow transverse band approximately in the wing center and a dark-purplish one on the distal part.


Open grassland nearby deciduous forest.


It had such beautiful colors and there were quite a few nearby.

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Alex C.
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Alex C.


Spotted on Jun 2, 2018
Submitted on Jun 3, 2018

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