Nemoura cinerea


Length from 5 to 10 mm with the female being slightly larger than the male. The insect has an overall dark brown appearance.

Identification difficulty

Streams, ponds and marshes.

When to see it

Adult from March to July.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map