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Small Purple and Gold

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Peter Orchard

A very small moth and yet quite distinctive; loves mint and marjoram and is often found in gardens



Common Name Small Purple and Gold
Alternative Name(s) Mint Moth
Scientific Name Pyrausta aurata
Species Group Micro moths
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