The Moths of Suffolk
1363 Pyrausta ostrinalis, (Hübner, 1796)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Grassland

Flight Period : Double-brooded; May to June and July to August

Records : Ipswich (G List, 1986), Thetford Heath (A Prichard, 17.v.1998)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 15-21mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPyrausta aurata
Pyrausta purpuralis

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