Erebidae : Hypeninae
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Snout
Hypena proboscidalis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2477 / 72.003

Davey, P., 2009: A widespread species in Britain, the larva feeding nocturnally on nettle (Urtica dioica). In Dorset, the moth is frequent to common wherever nettles grow. The peak of the second brood is slightly larger on average, than the peak of the first.

Recorded in 42 (105%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-19mm
Flight: June - Aug and August - October
Foodplant:   Common Nettle
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
24/11/201919SY98 Wareham
29/10/201919SY98 Wareham
18/10/2019+9SY39 Lyme Regis
16/10/201919SY79 Puddletown
15/10/2019+9SY98 Wareham

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