63.006 .... B&F 1361
Pyrausta aurata (Scopoli, 1763)
Status .....Common and regular by day from many urban gardens where Mint grows, but occurs at many woodland and brownfield sites.
Photographed at Mansfield August 2010
Photographed at Worksop August 2010
Photographed at Worksop July 2009   Photographed at Forest Town August 2006
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed on Marjoram Oreganum vulgare, Market Warsop September 2022.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pyrausta aurata
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Graham Beeley. Sean Tobin. Pauline Bradford. Tim Sexton. Wil Heeney. Meg Skinner. Phil Cadman. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. NBGRC. Rob Johnson. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Barry Lygo. Tom Shields. Ian Ellis. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Graham Beeley. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024
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