Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
Photo © Steve Joyner,  Sheringham 17/07/12

Similar Norfolk Species
Dichrorampha petiverella
Common Drill
Dichrorampha alpinana
Broad-blotch Drill
Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (12-15 mm.)
Dichrorampha vancouverana
1284 Gold-fringed Drill
McDunnough, 193549.318
Norfolk status
Dry grassy places, chalk downs, quarries, waysides and gardens.

Distinguished from D. alpinana and D. flavidorsana by the sombre general coloration of the forewing, which is suffused with comparatively dull ochreous-orange and has a dull and inconspicuous medio-dorsal blotch [Bradley]

Confirmed recent records from Ringland, Sheringham and Cromer.

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Dichrorampha vancouverana, Ringland, Norfolk, Slide 1294 - J Clifton (555x1000)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/2014427TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/07/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/07/2014127TG40 - Reedham/Berney Arms
25/07/2014227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
20/07/2014227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 12-15 mm.
Season: June - July
Foodplant:   Yarrow.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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