Agraylea sexmaculata

Description

A mottled brown micro caddis with a rather pointed wing shape.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Plant thickets in lakes, ponds and slow running water.

When to see it

Summer and autumn.

UK Status

Fairly frequent in central and southern England, scarcer elsewhere.

VC55 Status

Uncommon or under recorded in VC55 - Sapcote record of 31.8.2011 is thought to be only the second record for this species in Leicestershire and Rutland, the first being from Stoneygate in 1981.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map