Hydroptila vectis

    Description

    This is a small, dark, hairy winged insect.

    Identification difficulty
    When to see it

    Summer to early autumn.

    Life History

    Breeds in still or running water.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map