Erebidae : Hypeninae
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Hypena proboscidalis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2477 / 72.003

A very common resident.

Found wherever Nettle grows.

Overwinters as a small larva, adults rest by day when they can be disturbed, they later come readily to light.

Recorded in 126 (90%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
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 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
30/10/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO45
26/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
25/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
24/10/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO45
24/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ95

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