Cheumatopsyche lepida


    Forewing length 5 to 8 mm. The wing resembles that of Hydropsyche species, but may be less spotted and more streaked.

    Identification difficulty

    Usually associated with rivers.

    When to see it

    June to September.

    UK Status

    Widespread but quite local in Britain, it is uncommon in East Anglia.

    VC55 Status

    Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland the Sapcote record of 2013 is only the second for our area, the first being from Groby in 2010.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map