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Paradarisa consonaria (Hübner, 1799) Species

Last modified: May 12, 2020, 12:36 p.m.

A local and very rare species in Belgium, mainly known from the south of the country.


Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Boarmiini > Genus: Paradarisa > Species: Paradarisa consonaria
Vernacular names
Vierkantspikkelspanner (NL), Square Spot (EN), La Boarmie du Tilleul, la Boarmie convenable (FR), Glattbindiger Rindenspanner (DE)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 16.




Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in one generation a year; from late April till June. They come to light.

Observed on

Deciduous trees and Coniferous trees

The larva lives on deciduous and coniferous trees, also on Vaccinium. Hibernates as a pupa underground.

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