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Hypena proboscidalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Hypena proboscidalis)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Hypeninae genus Hypena → species Hypena proboscidalis

Species name(s)

Hypena proboscidalis (Linnaeus, 1758) = Phalaena (Pyralis) proboscidalis Linnaeus, 1758 = Phalaena ensalis Fabricius, 1794 = Crambus proboscidatus Haworth, 1809 = Hypena indicalis Guenée, 1854 = Hypena cervinalis Moore, 1867 = Hypena ochreipennis Moore, 1882 = Hypena proboscidalis flexilinea Warren, 1913.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

13—19 mm.

Primary colors


Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Larva lifespan

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  (Hypena proboscidalis)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина перднего крыла — от 1,3 до 1,9 см. Окрас — от серо-коричневой до светло-серой. Характерные признаки вида — «острые» крылья с красноватыми полосами. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Kamchatka, Karelian, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhne-Amur, Prealtay,Pribaikalskiy, Primorye, Sakhalin, Amur Medium, Medium-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, Sredneobskaya, South West Siberian Yuzhno-Kuril, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia , Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, the Netherlands,Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Распространение: вся Европа на высоте до 1600 м. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Hypena proboscidalis летает в двух поколениях, первое из которых активно в мае—июле, а второе — в августе и сентябре. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Местообитания: берега водоемов и заливные луга, сады, опушки леса и поляны. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеница: август—май и июль—август, зимует. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Urtica, Humulus, Stachys, Aegopodium. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Крапива и хмель, а также чистец. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Гусеница. [85]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Irina Nikulina, Yuri Semejkin.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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