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Common Purple and Gold Moth

Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

A species of chalk grassland where it feeds on wild thyme and related flora


Common Name Common Purple and Gold Moth
Scientific Name Pyrausta purpuralis
Species Group Micro moths
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Micro moths