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Scopula imitaria (Hübner, [1799])

Small Blood-vein
70.0240 (B&F: 1690)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Sterrhinae
        »Tribe: Scopulini

A resident that generally occurs singly or sparingly but is sometimes fairly common at mv light in a few bushy places, especially along the coast. Well distributed away from central East Sussex. Very local in numbers. Double-brooded, flying mainly from early June to the third week of August and again throughout September, althoughh adults have been seen in almost every week from late May to late October. Larvae feed on Honeysuckle and Hawthorne. (Pratt, 2011)

Scopula imitaria (Hübner, 1799)
Crawley Down, 03 vii 2020
Photo: Martin Williams
Scopula imitaria (Hübner, 1799)
Battle, 20 vii 2020
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Scopula imitaria (Hübner, 1799)
Hastings, 28 ix 2020
Photo: Angela Bogie
Scopula imitaria (Hübner, 1799)
Lindfield, 07 vi 2008
Photo: Bob Foreman
Scopula imitaria (Hübner, 1799)
Warnham LNR, 18 vi 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley
Scopula imitaria (Hübner, 1799)
Climping, 31 vii 2008
Photo: Matthew Sennitt

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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