Erebidae : Scoliopteryginae

Photo © Teresa Stevens,  Saxlingham Nethergate 01/05/09

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Hypena proboscidalis
Buttoned Snout
2480 Hypena rostralis
(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.004
Norfolk status
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 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2104.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/05/2104128TM09 - Attleborough
29/12/2014128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/10/2014127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
08/10/2014127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
15/08/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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Forewing: 13-15mm.
Season: One generation Aug - June. (hibernating)
Foodplant:   Hops
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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