Erebidae : Hypeninae
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Immature stages

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Buttoned Snout
Hypena rostralis
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Snout
Hypena proboscidalis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2477 / 72.003

Morley's Final Catalogue: Abundant everywhere, hovering about Nettles and at light, from Bentley to Gorleston.

Recent Suffolk Status: Abundant.

Life history: Double-brooded. Late records into November in recent times.

Identification: Buttoned snout has less broad forewings.

Habitat: A wide variety of habitats where Nettles are found.

Recorded in 56 (97%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/10/2023125TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
10/10/2023125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
10/10/2023326TM05 - Stowmarket/Needham Market
10/10/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
10/10/2023225TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 15-19mm.
Flight: Two generations June-Aug. Aug-Oct.
Foodplant:   Common Nettle
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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