Goera pilosa


    Length 8 to 12 mm.A yellowish brown caddisfly with yellow hairs on the wings of fresh specimens. Basal antennal segment is very hairy.

    Identification difficulty

    Stony streams, rivers and lakes.

    When to see it

    May to September

    Life History

    The larval case is made of sand grains with small pebbles at the sides.

    UK Status

    Found throughout Britain, but most common in the chalk areas of south eastern England.

    VC55 Status

    Although there are very few records for VC55 (Leicestershire and Rutland) it is probably under recorded in 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