Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Dichrorampha petiverella
Common Drill
Dichrorampha flavidorsana
Narrow-blotch Drill
Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (13-15mm)
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Dichrorampha alpinana
Broad-blotch Drill

(Treitschke, 1830)49.320/1274
Norfolk status
Similar to D. flavidorsana, comparatively broad medio-dorsal blotch of the forewing. Best separated by genitalia dissection.
Rough hillsides, meadows and uncultivated ground and occasionally gardens. The moth flies in sunshine during the day and also at dusk; in the late afternoon it may be found resting on the flowers of the foodplants.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 30 (43%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2018.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/06/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/06/2018+27TG14 - Sheringham
09/06/2018127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
05/06/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
01/06/2018127TG20 - Norwich
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Wingspan: 13-15mm
Season: June - August
Foodplant:   Oxeye Daisy
Nat Status: Local
Nat Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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