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49.313 (BF1279)

Sharp-winged Drill   

Dichrorampha acuminatana
Adult: 4
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae: June-July, October-April in the rootstock or in the flower-heads.  Adults: May-July, August-September.

Larval foodplants

Oxeye Daisy , Tansy.


First record for Dumfries and Galloway was an adult which came to MV light at Dornockbrow, Dumfriesshire, on 15 June 2011.

2 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 2011
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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