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Blood-vein Timandra comae Wingspan 32mm. A stunning and well-named moth that rests with its wings spread flat. Adult wings have angular margins and are has straw-coloured with a dark red transverse line across the forewings, and a red outer margin to both wings. Double-brooded: flies May-July and August-October. Larva feeds on Common Sorrel, Common Orache and related plants. Locally common in damp waysides.
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