Erebidae : Scoliopteryginae

Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Heacham 9/6/11

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Buttoned Snout
Hypena rostralis
2477 Hypena proboscidalis
(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.003
Norfolk status
Easily recognised by its very long upturned palps or 'snout'.
Varies in colour.
Found wherever nettles grow.
Widespread and abundant.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/11/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/10/2014127TG24 - Cromer
30/10/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/10/2014227TG51 - Winterton/Caister
27/10/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Forewing: 15-19mm.
Season: Two generations June-Aug. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Common Nettle
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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