Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Blomer's Rivulet
Venusia blomeri

Curtis, 1932 1872 / 70.116
=Discoloxia blomeri

Davey, P., 2009: A local single-brooded species confined to central and western England and to Wales, the larva feeding on wych elm (Ulmus glabra). In Dorset, the following individuals were trapped at light in a locality where wych elm is frequent. However, the dates on which they were caught were six weeks later than the usual resident brood. A significant immigration took place towards the end of July 1948. The three Blomer's Rivulets are suspected of being part of that immigration: Bradford... Read More

Recorded in 4 (10%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1948.
Last Recorded in 2018.
(Data up to end 2019)
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 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/201819ST73 Bourton
13/07/201519SY49 Bridport
18/07/201419SY59 Powerstock / Kingcombe
05/08/194819SY69 Dorchester / Sydling
04/08/194829SY69 Dorchester / Sydling

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