Blomer's Rivulet Venusia blomeri
Blomer's Rivulet Venusia blomeri
Adult • East Gloucester • © David Green/Butterfly Conservation

70.116 BF1872
Blomer's Rivulet Venusia blomeri

(Curtis, 1832)


Wingspan 24-28 mm.

A scarce species, occurring sporadically throughout England and Wales in deciduous woodland habitats.

It flies in June and July from dusk into the night, when it is attracted to light.

The larvae feed on wych elm (Ulmus glabra) during the autumn.
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