Agapetus fuscipes

    Description

    Forewing dark greyish brown with yellow hairs. Forewing length 4 to 6 mm.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Stony bottomed flowing water, ranging from small trickles to larger rivers, but more common in smaller water bodies.

    When to see it

    April to October. Adults day flying, not usually attracted to light.

    UK Status

    Fairly common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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