Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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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
Rare, uncertain.
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. Records from Swanton Novers and Overstrand in 2013.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1995.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Dichrorampha aeratana, Swanton Novers, Norfolk, Slide 1537 (J Clifton)
Dichrorampha aeretana, Swanton Novers (J Clifton)
Dichrorampha aeratana, Overstrand, 16 June 2013, Leg B Murphy, Det J Clifton, Slide 1548
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/06/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
23/05/2017128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/05/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
02/07/2015128TF83 - N.Creake/Syderstone
25/06/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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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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