Length 8 to 11 mm. This species has a slightly two tone brown wing, the darker marking can be quite pronounced on some individuals.
Bare bottomed pools, ditches and reservoirs. It can also be attracted to light.
May to October.
Larva produces a case made of sand grains.
Quite common and widespread in Britain.
Occasional but possibly under recorded in VC55.
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