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Blood-vein
Timandra comae (Schmidt, 1931)
Geometridae: Sterrhinae
1682 / 70.029
Photo © Nicky Rowberry,  Malvern Link 20/08/21

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Small Blood-vein
Scopula imitaria
Forewing: 15-18mm
Flight: May - July, July - September
Foodplant:   Docks, Common Orache, Common Sorrel
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1

A common species throughout the region.

Found in a variety of habitats.

Overwinters as a larva, the adults coming to light.

Recorded in 116 (83%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
17/10/2022139SJ91 - Cannock Chase/Penkridge
14/10/2022139SJ91 - Cannock Chase/Penkridge
03/10/2022139SJ82 - Eccleshall/Gnosall
22/09/2022139SJ82 - Eccleshall/Gnosall
15/09/2022140SJ71 - Newport
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