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Paradarisa consonaria (Hübner, [1799])

Square Spot
70.2720 (B&F: 1949)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Ennominae
        »Tribe: Boarmiini

A resident species usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in most places, although it is often fairly common in its leading localities along mature woodland rides within coniferous plantations. Widespread in the north and far west of the county, but only a few colonies exist elsewhere. Extremely local in numbers. This species is single-brooded occurring mainly from early May to early July, sometimes from mid April and occasionally to the second week of July. Larvae feed on oak, beech, hornbeam and (silver) birch. (Pratt, 2011)

Paradarisa consonaria (Hübner, 1799)
Wilderness Wood, 20 v 2016
Photo: Bob Foreman
Paradarisa consonaria (Hübner, 1799)
Wych Cross, 16 v 2014
Photo: Hew Prendergast
Paradarisa consonaria (Hübner, 1799)
Brede High Woods, 28 iv 2014
Photo: Crystal Ray
Paradarisa consonaria (Hübner, 1799)
Barnes Wood East Sussex, 09 v 2008
Photo: Keith Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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