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Length 6 to 9 mm. This caddisfly is easy to identify due to its patterned wings. It has very long antennae and red eyes. The typical form has a striking pattern of brown and yellow shaded bars, but there is a less common variety that has a paler yellowy background colour shaded with lighter brown bars.
Ponds, lakes, rivers and canals.
Between May and September.
The larval case is made of small stones and sand grains.
Common species widespread in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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