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  Pyrausta aurata Pyrausta purpuralis Pyrausta ostrinalis Pyrausta sanguinalis  
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  Pyrausta despicata Pyrausta nigrata Pyrausta cingulata    
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The adults are mostly broad-winged, well marked and often colourful species. The day-flying Pyrausta spp. are probably the most familiar to lepidopterists.

The larvae usually feed in a silken web or roll a leaf and feed from within.