Limnephilus decipiens


    Forewing length 12 to 15 mm. The brown wing is mottled with paler areas.

    Identification difficulty

    Slow rivers and canals.

    When to see it

    May to October.

    UK Status

    Mainly found in the southern half of Britain where it may be local in many areas.

    VC55 Status

    Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. A specimen taken at light in Sapcote on 15th July 2014 was only the fourth record for VC55.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map