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Beautiful Snout
Hypena crassalis

(Fabricius, 1787) 2476 / 72.007

Morley's Final Catalogue: The sole Suffolk capture of this conspicuous Snout seems that effected at Brandeston about 1850 by Revd. Joseph Greene.

Recent Suffolk status: A single recent record at Leiston on 17.06.2021 (J. Evans).

Life history: Single-brooded. Adults known to wander from resident populations.

Identification: Unmistakeable.

Habitat: Woodland, open woodland, moorland and heaths.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (5%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1850.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2021125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
01/01/1968 to 31/12/1979+26TL76 - Kentford/Dalham
1850+25TM26 - Framlingham/Dennington
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Forewing: 14-16mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Bilberry (possibly Heather)
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2023. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2023
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