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)1274 / 49.320
Norfolk status
Local.
Rough hillsides, meadows and uncultivated ground and occasionally gardens.

Similar to the Tansy feeding D. flavidorsana, with a comparatively broad medio-dorsal blotch on the forewing.

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 Oxeye Daisy. Separated by genitalia dissection if not on foodplant.

Verification Grade Comment: National Grade 4 - If recorded away from foodplant - Grade 4

Recorded in 39 (53%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
14/08/2021127TG20 - Norwich
20/07/2021128TF64 - Hunstanton
18/07/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Wingspan: 13-15mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Oxeye Daisy
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  (4)
 Immature Adult

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