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Paradarisa consonaria (Hübner, 1799)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1949 / 70.272
Photo © Peter Hall,  Mortimer Forest 2021

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 18-20mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Various trees
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

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 45 (32%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1917.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
24/06/2022140SO38 - Bishops Castle/Lydbury North
08/06/2022137SO72 - Poolhill
06/06/2022137SO72 - Poolhill
26/05/2022136SO51 - Doward & Goodrich
24/05/2022140SO48 - Craven Arms
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