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Snout
Hypena proboscidalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Hypeninae
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Photo © Mike Gough,  04/09/2017 - Weybourne - 44 Pine Walk

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Buttoned Snout
Hypena rostralis
Forewing: 15-19mm.
Flight: 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 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/11/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
09/11/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
31/10/20211127TG33 - Bacton
28/10/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
28/10/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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