Hypena obsitalis

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Hypena obsitalis
Bloxworth Snout Moths of the British Isles.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Hypena
Species: H. obsitalis
Binomial name
Hypena obsitalis
(Hübner, 1813)
  • Pyralis obsitalis Hübner, 1813

The Bloxworth Snout (Hypena obsitalis) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in the Mediterranean Basin and in the Near East and Middle East, south up to the Sahara.

The wingspan is 28–36 mm. Adults are on wing from July to August and from September to October in Europe. There are two or more generations per year.

The larvae feed on Parietaria and Urtica species.

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