Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Blomer's Rivulet
Venusia blomeri

Curtis, 1932 1872 / 70.116

An uncommon resident in the south and east of the region.

A species of woodland and hedgerows, especially where Wych Elm grows.

Overwinters as a pupa. Adults fly from dusk and come to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo if away from regular sites.

Recorded in 52 (37%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-13mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Wych Elm
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
23/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO25
07/08/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
02/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO48
25/07/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO42

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