Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Coombeswood, Halesowen, VC37, June 2010. Swept from grassy bank with foodplant present. Gen Det female.

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Dichrorampha plumbana
Lead-coloured Drill
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Round-winged Drill
Approx Length (c. 7.5mm) Wingspan (10-15 mm.)
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Dichrorampha acuminatana
Sharp-winged Drill

(Lienig & Zeller, 1846)1279 / 49.313

Uncommon resident on dry slopes and road banks.

Leucanthemum vulgare, Tanacetum vulgare.
Flies May/June and August/September with larva feeding in July and from October to April, in the roots.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 39 (28%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 10-15 mm.
Flight: Two Generations. Apr-May. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Ox-eye daisy and Tansy.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO66
20/08/20202VC40 - ShropshireSJ80
18/08/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO76
16/08/20201VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
15/08/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
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