Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Blomer's Rivulet
Venusia blomeri

Curtis, 1932 1872 / 70.116

An uncommon resident.

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 44 (31%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-13mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Wych Elm
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2019+VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
17/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO35
10/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO36
29/06/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO75
24/06/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO36

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