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73.312 ~ 2080 ~ Square-spot Dart ~ Euxoa obelsciata
UK Status

Resident. National Scarce B.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2009 at Llanfyllin in the far north-east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 35-40mm.

Confusion species

White-line Dart.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Coastal cliffs and some inland rocky places.


Low growing plants.

Lifestage data

Probably overwinters as a egg: Larva, February to March: Pupates in the soil in July.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 29th June 2015, Middletown
Confirmed by Gen. Det.

Photo by MDH, 22nd Aug 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by DB, 10th Aug 2013, Llanymynech