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70.029 ~ 1682 ~ Blood-vein ~ Timandra comae
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C(N).

Montgomeryshire Status

This species has been recorded from across the county, but is never found in anything but low numbers.

Wingspan :  M & F, 30-34mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most habitats.


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.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 22nd June 2009, Commins Coch

Photo by MDH, 8th June 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by DB, 10th May 2011, Middletown