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


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

UK Map