Erebidae: Hypeninae

2480 (ABH72.004) Buttoned Snout Hypena rostralis, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR08995

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton, May 2012
Great Staughton, May 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton, May 2012
Great Staughton, May 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton, May 2012
Great Staughton, May 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates on the underside of a leaf.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.

Forewing length: 13-15mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Hop (Humulus lupulus)
Flying: One generation, August-June (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Hedgerows, woodland fringes and ditches.

Regional Information

Recorded in 25 (9.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 09 March to 21 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 July to 29 July

Similar Species
1st Generation, Great Staughton
1st Generation, Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Snout Hypena proboscidalis

Nationally Scarce B

Adult:

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Hairy
Colours:
Green, white, yellow, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
4