1682 Blood Vein 9258
1682 Blood-vein Timandra comae
Wingspan 23-28 mm.
Nixcely marked this moth is fairly common in the southern counties of , but scarcer further north and in Ireland.
Adults rest with the wings held in such a position that the reddish cross-lines of the fore and hind wings form a continuous band. Fringes are also tinged with pink.
It has two generations, from May to July and in August and September.
The larvae feed on low-growing plants such as dock (Rumex).