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Mint moth or Pyrausta aurata

A rather small but very common butterfly that
can be found in the near of munt and marjoran
(as seen on the photo). It uses these plants
as a food source . Due to the increase of Mint
in gardens, the Mint butterfly can be found nowdays
in larger amounts.The mint moth can be found from
spring until fall.

    The Munt moth visiting Marjoran.

    The Munt moth and Marjoran.


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