Pyrausta purpuralis

cf. Pyrausta purpuralis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Author: Stanislav Krejčík  [Other photographs by this author]

Determination author: Jan Šumpich [Determination history and verification]

- Approximate determination (cf.)

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Czech Republic, Moravia, Rymarov, Ruda

4 May 2003

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Krejčík S.: Meloidae []

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Pyrausta Schrank, 1802

This is not P.aurata. The pale spot in the basal part of the hindwing eliminates P.aurata. That leaves P.purpuralis and P.ostrinalis. If there was a photo of this from the other side of the glass we could tell which.

Determination author: Jamie McMillan