Erebidae : Hypeninae
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Buttoned Snout
Hypena rostralis
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Snout
Hypena proboscidalis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2477 / 72.003

Norfolk status
Easily recognised by its very long upturned palps or 'snout'.
Varies in colour.
Found wherever nettles grow.
Widespread and abundant.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
22/05/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
20/05/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
20/05/2024327TG11Costessey
20/05/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
19/05/2024128TF91Dereham 
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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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