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
Gold-fringed Drill

McDunnough, 193549.318/1284
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]

Recorded in 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Dichrorampha vancouverana, Ringland, Norfolk, Slide 1294 - J Clifton (555x1000)
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Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
06/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/08/2015128TM08 - Banham/Lopham
16/07/2015127TG20 - Norwich
13/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 12-15 mm.
Season: June - July
Foodplant:   Yarrow.
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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