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Buttoned Snout
Hypena rostralis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Hypeninae
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Photo © Justin Lansdell,  Norwich 07/05/08

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Snout
Hypena proboscidalis
Forewing: 13-15mm.
Flight: One generation Aug - June. (hibernating)
Foodplant:   Hops.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Local.
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 52 (70%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/2022128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
18/06/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/06/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
17/06/2022127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
16/06/2022227TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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