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Dichrorampha sedatana
Dingy Drill Busck, 1906
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae
1286 / 49.310
Photo © Patrick Clement,  Netted, West Midlands. 10.5.2011 Gen Det male PC

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Dichrorampha aeratana
Wingspan: 12-16mm
Flight: May - July.
Foodplant:   Tansy
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Rough meadows and waysides. The male flies actively during hot sunny weather but the female usually remains at rest on the tansy plants; both sexes fly at dusk.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1998.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/05/2020328TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
07/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
18/05/20171027TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/04/20171527TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
29/04/20171027TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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