Hydroptila tineoides


    Forewing length 2.5 to 3 mm. The male front femora are covered with black hairs.

    Identification difficulty

    Stony streams and lakes.

    When to see it

    May to September.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Rare in our area. The Sapcote record of 22nd August 2012 is the first record for VC55 (Leicestershire and Rutland)

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map