Hydropsyche instabilis

Description

Forewing length 10 or 11 mm. A slightly mottled brown caddisfly.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Streams and rivers.

When to see it

Late April to August.

UK Status

Fairly common in most of Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Species profile

Species group:
Caddisflies
Kingdom:
Animalia
Order:
Trichoptera
Family:
Hydropsychidae
Records on NatureSpot:
31
First record:
15/06/2014 (Calow, Graham)
Last record:
09/07/2023 (Cann, Alan)

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