Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1275 (ABH49.319) Dichrorampha flavidorsana, Knaggs, 1867

KR05247

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

This species is very similar to D. alpinana and can only reliably be identified by genital dissection.

 

Both this species and D. alpinana are attracted to wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) and can often be seen flying around this plant.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: c. 14 mm.
Foodplant(s): Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)
Flying: One generation, June-August
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Waysides, gardens and wasteground

Regional Information

Recorded in 4 (1.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 11 June to 31 July

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

Nationally Scarce B