Limnephilus sparsus


    Length 10 to 13 mm. A very dark brown caddisfly with paler spots on the wing.

    Identification difficulty

    Temporary puddles, pools, marshes and pond edges.

    When to see it

    May to June and August to October with a summer diapause.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map