72.007 Beautiful Snout Hypena crassalis (Fabricius, 1787)

Status
Resident? Rare.
 
Flight period
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History
The first record for Dumfries & Galloway was photographed in the Wood of Cree (VC73) during June 2015 and is shown here. Two were trapped at Eskrigg, Lockerbie on 17 June 2017.

Life cycle
Overwinters as a pupa just under the ground or in plant debris. Larva are present from mid-Jult to late September.
 
Larval foodplants
Bilberry.
 
Identification
Unmistakeable.

Habitat
Open woodland but also moorland and heathland.
Stragglers can be noted away from usual breeding areas.

Recorders' notes
Quality picture or specimen required for record acceptance.
© Wood of Cree, June 2015
© Jim Rae, Eskrigg, June 2017

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  • Butterfly Conservation - Macro-moth provisional distribution for the British Isles (excluding the Republic of Ireland) from the National Moth Recording Scheme
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