Athripsodes albifrons


    This caddis has a forewing length of 7 to 9 mm. The wings are dark brown with four white markings. There is a form interjectus which has black wings.

    Identification difficulty

    Rivers and large streams.

    When to see it

    May to September.

    UK Status

    Records indicate a mainly western and northern distribution in Britain. It can be fairly frequent where it occurs.

    VC55 Status

    Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. The Barrowden record of 9th August 2010 is the first record from our area.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map