Erebidae : Hypeninae
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Snout
Hypena proboscidalis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2477 / 72.003

General comments:
Ubiquitous and usually common resident.

The Snout is one of the most numerically abundant species of moth in the county and is easily disturbed from nettle beds .

Recorded in 37 (90%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1888.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2024121TQ39 - Enfield / Southgate / Edmonton
26/06/2024221TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
25/06/2024121TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
22/06/2024420TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
21/06/2024320TQ09 - Watford / Rickmansworth
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VC20 VC21 VC21 VC20
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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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