|2477 ~ Snout ~ Hypena proboscidalis|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 36-42mm.
Bloxworth Snout and Paignton Snout.
A wide range of habitats wherever the foodplant grows.
Overwinters as a larva. Larva August-May and July-August, feeding at night. Pupates in a cocoon formed amongst the leaves of the foodplant.
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Photo by MDH, 14th July 2008, Llanfyllin