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2476 ~ Beautiful Snout ~ Hypena crassalis
UK Status

Resident. Local S, WC.

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species seen mainly in the western half of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-34mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Moorland, heathland and open woodland.

Foodplant

Bilberry.


Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in the debris on or just under the ground. Larva mid July-late September.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 9th June 2010, Commins Coch