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Beautiful Snout
Hypena crassalis

(Fabricius, 1787) 2476 / 72.007

Davey, P., 2009: A local species mainly confined to southern England and Wales, the larva feeding on bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus). In Dorset, the moth was first recorded in 1994 and has been recorded from an increasing number of sites subsequently. The moths listed below have been found in or near old woods on sandy soils where bilberry occurs. The plant is local and associated with old woodland, and it is possible that the species has always been in the county, but has remained undetected:... Read More

Recorded in 24 (60%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-16mm
Flight: May - August
Foodplant:   Bilberry
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2019+9SY89 Bere Regis
06/07/201919SY78 Broadmayne
06/07/201919SU00 Wimborne
27/06/201919SY98 Wareham
17/07/201819ST73 Bourton

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