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Snout
Hypena proboscidalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Hypeninae
2477 / 72.003
Photo © Dave Jones,  09/06/2012 - Stoke Holy Cross

Similar Norfolk Species
Buttoned Snout
Hypena rostralis
Forewing: 15-19mm.
Season: Two generations June-Aug. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Common Nettle.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/10/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/10/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/10/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/10/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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