Paradarisa consonaria - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Las Descargues, 23 April 2010
Paradarisa consonaria Adult


© Robin Howard

Paradarisa consonaria Hübner, 1799)

Square Spot
La Boarmie du tilleul

Wingspan: 38-44mm

A univoltine species flying from April to June when it is a frequent visitor to the Las Descargues traps and has been recorded from all woodland and scrub habitats.

The larva feeds on Sorbus aucuparia, Quercus, Betula and Alnus. Overwinters underground as a pupa.