Holocentropus picicornis


    Length 6 to 9 mm. A fairly small caddisfly with dark brown wings mottled with pale yellow.

    Identification difficulty

    Around still and slow flowing water, but also attracted to light.

    When to see it

    May to September.

    Life History

    Larvae found on immersed vegetation.

    UK Status

    Scattered but widespread records from Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

    UK Map