Seq # 603070010

Venusia blomeri (Curtis, 1832) Species

Last modified: Feb. 18, 2020, 8:05 p.m.

A very rare mixed woodland species, mainly confined to the Gaume in the southern part of LX, where it locally can occur in small numbers.


Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Larentiinae > Tribus: Asthenini > Genus: Venusia > Species: Venusia blomeri
Vernacular names
Iepenvenusje (NL), Blomer's Rivulet (EN), La Cidarie de l'Orme (FR), Bergulmen-Spanner (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Hennin E., Lambillion J.-L. & Schammel P. 1919. Lépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune belge. - Espèces et variétés. Remarques fort intéressantes sur plusieurs capture. — Revue mensuelle de la Société entomologique namuroise 19: 21–22. On page 22.




Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults are on the wing from late May to July and are attracted to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Ulmus glabra

The larva is to be found on Ulmus glabra from July to October. The species hibernates as a pupa.

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