Oecetis ochracea


    Length 9 to 13 mm. A slender very pale brown caddis fly with exceptionally long antennae.

    Identification difficulty

    Pons, lakes, canals and slow moving rivers. It is also attracted to light.

    When to see it

    May to September.

    Life History

    Larvae are mainly predators.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent 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