Ceraclea senilis


    Length 10 to 14 mm. This is a uniformly yellowish brown caddisfly.

    Identification difficulty

    Around still or slow moving water but also attracted to light.

    When to see it

    June to September.

    Life History

    Larvae associated with freshwater sponges.

    UK Status

    Fairly common in south eastern and eastern England, it seems to be increasing its range and has been recorded as far north as Cheshire and Yorkshire.

    VC55 Status

    Thought to be infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map