Geometridae: Larentiinae

1872 (ABH70.116) Blomer's Rivulet Venusia blomeri (=Discoloxia), (Curtis, 1832)

KR08650

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

Pupates on the ground or in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.
Often found at rest during day

Forewing length: 10-13mm
Foodplant(s): Wych Elm (Ulmus glabra)
Flying: One generation, late May-early July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Woodland and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2003

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 July to 08 July


Nationally Scarce B

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Yellow, green, brown, purple
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2