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

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
26/05/2020136SO51 - Doward & Goodrich
09/05/2020139SJ91 - Cannock Chase/Penkridge
09/05/2020536SO51 - Doward & Goodrich
07/05/2020136SO51 - Doward & Goodrich
03/05/2020137SO95 - Upton Snodsbury
Further info: Paradarisa consonaria
 
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