Irish moths

The Snout

Family: Noctuidae       Sub-family: Hypeninae

2477     *     The Snout     *     Hypena proboscidalis

Widespread, common
Wingspan: 25-38mm

Flight time: Two generations, June-August, September-October
Habitat: Woods, hedges, gardens, waste ground, fields, riverbanks

Larval food plant: Nettles

Similar: Shaded Broad-bar

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. 2010

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