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Small Blood-vein
Scopula imitaria

(Hübner, 1799) 1690 / 70.024

General comments
Widespread resident.

Likely to be found in most places, though not always in good numbers. It clearly avoids the densest urban areas, such as most, but not all, of south-east Middlesex.

Recorded in 35 (85%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2024121TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
21/06/2024120TL22 - Stevenage
16/09/2023120TL21 - Welwyn Garden City
09/09/2023221TQ08 - Uxbridge
09/09/2023121TQ16 - Sunbury / Hampton Court
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: Two generations. June-July. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Garden Privet, Honeysuckle
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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