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Snout
Hypena proboscidalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Hypeninae
72.003/2477
Photo © Steve Wakeham,  24/08/2016 - Shimpling

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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
16/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
15/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
15/06/2019227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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