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Snout
Hypena proboscidalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Hypeninae
2477 / 72.003
Photo © Mike Gough,  04/09/2017 - Weybourne - 44 Pine Walk

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
24/08/2019328TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
24/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
24/08/2019127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
23/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
22/08/2019228TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
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