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Small Blood-vein
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Blood-vein
Timandra comae

(Schmidt, 1931) 1682 / 70.029

Morley's Final Catalogue: Generally distributed and usually somewhat common, but rather infrequent about Ipswich; occasionally in the upmost profusion in Parham Wood, &c. Monks Soham, at light (Mly); Gorleston (Mr, D).

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Double brooded. Records during the autumn of a third brood in recent years. Easily flushed from grasslands by day as well as common at light.

Identification: Small blood-vein is smaller.

Habitat: A wide variety of habitats including gardens.

Recorded in 55 (95%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
01/07/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
29/06/2024126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
29/06/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
28/06/2024326TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 15-18mm.
Flight: Two Generations. May-Jul. Jul-Sep.(Sep-Nov)
Foodplant:   Docks, Common Orache, Common Sorrel
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]
     
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