Crambidae Pyraustinae Pyrausta ostrinalis Pyrausta sanguinalis
Pyrausta purpuralis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pyrauste pourprée

Genus: Pyrausta Schrank, 1802   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Haematia Hübner, 1825
   Syllythria Hübner, 1825
  Synonims (species):
   melanalis Caradja, 1916

Adult:
P. purpuralis (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult, Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, June 25, 2011
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. purpuralis (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult, Amaseno (Frosinone), Italy, September 25, 2005
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. purpuralis (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult, Rosenborg, Jordtorp, Öland, Sweden, July 14, 2003
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
P. purpuralis (© Anna Rita Maotini)
Adult, Monti Simbruini, Guarcino (Frosinone), Italy, July 11, 2004
(Photo by Anna Rita Maotini)

Foodplants:
Mentha aquatica, Mentha arvensis, Thymus

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