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1682 ~ Blood-vein ~ Timandra comae
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

Resident. A relatively uncommon species for the county, although it has been recorded from most parts.

Wingspan :  M & F, 30-34mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

Docks, common orache, common sorrel, knotgrass and other related plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a larva. Larva July and September-April. Pupates near the ground in the debris.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 22nd June 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 8th June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by DB, 10th May 2011, Middletown