Timandra comae - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

GEOMETRIDAE

Sterrhinae

Las Descargues, 4 July 2009
Timandra comae Adult

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© Robin Howard

Timandra comae (Schmidt, 1931)

Blood-vein
La Timandre aimée

Wingspan: 30-34mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from April to September. An occasional visitor to light, recorded from many of the derelict or abandoned enclosures at Las Descargues. The remarkable dark form is a second generation specimen taken in September 2011

The larvae feed on Rumex spp. Overwinters as a larva.

 

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