Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1273 (ABH49.321) Dichrorampha petiverella, (Linnaeus, 1758)



General InformationFlies during the day

Wingspan: 10-13 mm.
Foodplant(s): Yarrow (Achillia millefolium), Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Common


Rough meadows and pastures, hedgerows and waysides.

Regional Information

Recorded in 6 (2.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 21 June to 02 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 28 July to 28 July

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 Photo © David Griffiths
Orton Waterville, 7th June 2022.
Orton Waterville, 7th June 2022.
 Photo © Jonathan Newman