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Square Spot
Paradarisa consonaria

(Hübner, 1799) 1949 / 70.272

A fairly common resident in the south, rare in the north.

A species of broadleaved woodland and mixed scrub.

Overwinters as a pupa, the adults coming to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Photo needed away from known sites.

Recorded in 39 (28%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1917.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 18-20mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Various trees
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
26/05/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
09/05/20205VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
09/05/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ91
07/05/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
03/05/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO95

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