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49.309 (BF1285)

Lead-coloured Drill   

Dichrorampha plumbana
Adult: 4
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae: August-April, in the rootstock.  Adults: May-July.

Larval foodplants

Oxeye Daisy, Yarrow.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found on Auchencairn Bay, Kirkcudbrightshire, during June 2003, while the first for Wigtownshire was found at Garheugh on 26th June 2005 during a Scottish Entomologists gathering.

7 record(s) from 6 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2018 2022

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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