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Dichrorampha acuminatana (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)

Sharp-winged Drill
49.3130 (B&F: 1279)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
        »Tribe: Grapholitini


A resident species, usually occurring singly or sparingly by day and at mv light in a few places in both vice-counties. Often fairly common at Walberton and Newhaven. Double-brooded, flying mainly from early May to early June, then again more plentifully from late July to early September. Larvae feed on the roots of ox-eye daisy. (Pratt, 2011).

Dichrorampha acuminatana (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)
Findon Valley, 10 viii 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling
Dichrorampha acuminatana (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)
Brighton, 22 viii 2014
Photo: Jeremy Patterson

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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