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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)

Habitat

Coastal cliffs and some inland rocky places.

Foodplant

Low growing plants.

Lifestage data

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