Main: (Erebidae / Hypeninae)
72.0061 [B&F: 2478a] Chevron Snout (Hypena lividalis) (Hübner, 1796)


caught, new to Britain, on the evening of 09/11/2015 in London (at the time of a large influx of southern European and African migrant insects).

The moth has an Afro-Tropical distribution, and is known from the western parts of the Palaearctic ecozone and the Neotropics. It is a rare migrant in western, central and northern Europe. In the Mediterranean, it is widespread and often abundant. In the Levant, it has been recorded from Lebanon, Jordan and Israel. Adults are on wing year round. There are multiple generations per year. The larvae feed on Parietaria and Urtica species.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
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