Erebidae : Hypeninae
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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Snout
Hypena proboscidalis
 
Buttoned Snout
Hypena rostralis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.004/2480
Norfolk status
Local.
A species whose distribution is now largely restricted to south-east England, considered to be widespread and relatively common in Norfolk.
Hedgerows, woodland fringes and ditches.
Formerly more widespread.

Larvae are found best where hop climbs to form aerial foliage which is in numerous wetlands of Norfolk.

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2104.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/05/2104128TM09 - Attleborough
July 2015127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
27/06/2015127TG22 - Buxton
05/06/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
26/05/2015127TG20 - Norwich
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: One generation Aug - June. (hibernating)
Foodplant:   Hops
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
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