Erebidae : Hypeninae

Photo © Stephen Youngs,  27/09/2015 - West Harling Heath

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Buttoned Snout
Hypena rostralis
Hypena proboscidalis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.003/2477
Norfolk status
Easily recognised by its very long upturned palps or 'snout'.
Varies in colour.
Found wherever nettles grow.
Widespread and abundant.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 15.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/05/2016128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/11/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/11/2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
10/11/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/11/2015127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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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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