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70.116 [B&F: 1872] Blomer's Rivulet (Venusia blomeri) (Curtis, 1832)

 

Nationally scarce (Nb) in woodland and hedgerows, in western England and Wales. In Hampshire the two specimens which turned up in 1974, one at Minstead in vice-county 11 and one at Crawley in vice-county 12, remain the only records in the county. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 24-28 mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds on Wych Elm, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Distribution Map

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Record Density

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC0 null
(SU43)1961oneBRC-
VC11 South Hampshire
(SU43)1951---
(SU21)1951---
(SU21)1961oneBRC-
Minstead (SU21)14-Jun-1974oneSiggs, LWAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Northwood (SU43)01-Jul-1974oneBell, RAAdult

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