Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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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
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.

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

Recorded in 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/08/2020128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
07/08/2020127TG20 - Norwich
31/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
24/07/2020227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 13-15mm
Flight: June - August
Foodplant:   Oxeye Daisy
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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