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.

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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