Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  03/06/2018 - North Elmham Cathedral Meadows (male, gen det)

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Dichrorampha plumbana
Lead-coloured Drill
Approx Length (c. 8mm) Wingspan (12-16mm)
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Dichrorampha aeratana
Obscure Drill

(Pierce & Metcalfe, 1915)1287 / 49.311
Norfolk status
Confusion with D. plumbana.
Rough meadows and waysides. The male is on the wing in the afternoon during warm sunny weather and both sexes fly about the foodplant at dusk.

First recorded in 1995 with subsequent records from Swanton Novers and Overstrand in 2013 and various locations in recent years.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1995.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

Dichrorampha sedatana  |  Dichrorampha consortana >

Dichrorampha aeratana, Overstrand, 16 June 2013, Leg B Murphy, Det J Clifton, Slide 1548
Dichrorampha aeretana, Swanton Novers (J Clifton)
Dichrorampha aeratana, Swanton Novers, Norfolk, Slide 1537 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/05/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
16/06/2020427TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
15/06/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
27/05/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
25/05/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 12-16mm
Flight: May - July.
Foodplant:   Oxeye Daisy
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
 Immature Adult

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