Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Raymond A Watson,  Hollesley, Suffolk. 29 July 2019

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Dichrorampha petiverella
Common Drill
Dichrorampha alpinana
Broad-blotch Drill
Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (12-15 mm.)
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Dichrorampha vancouverana
Gold-fringed Drill

McDunnough, 19351284 / 49.318

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Euston in 1933 and bred from yarrow at both Boyton and Snape in 1931-2 (Whittingham).

Recent Status: Occurs across Suffolk but is not common.

Life Style: A single brooded species flying during June, July and August. The larvae feed on the rootstock of Achillea and Tanecetum. They hibernate and pupate in the larval habitation.

Identification: This is a very variable Dichrorampha species. It can be recognised by the very oblique and narrow dorsal blotch, though its colour and clarity varies. The male has a costal fold to one half. More Info

Recorded in 20 (34%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1931.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
17/08/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
14/08/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
11/08/2021125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
10/08/2021126TL78 - Brandon/Lakenheath
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 12-15 mm.
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Yarrow.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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