Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  06/05/2014 - Alderford Common (male, gen det J Clifton)

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Approx Length (c. 7mm) Wingspan (12-14mm.)
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Dichrorampha plumbana
Lead-coloured Drill

(Scopoli, 1763)49.309/1285
Norfolk status
Grassy places, rough meadows and waysides. The moth is often on the wing for most of the day, especially when the weather is warm and cloudy, but the main flight period is in the evening.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Dichrorampha plumbana, Stow Bardolph (J Clifton)
Dichrorampha plumbana, Stow Bardolph, Norfolk, Slide 1543 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/05/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
03/06/2018127TG20 - Norwich
21/05/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
18/05/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
17/05/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 12-14mm.
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Ox-eye daisy and Yarrow.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult
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