Polycentropus flavomaculatus


    Length 6 to 12 mm. A dark rather heavily speckled caddis.

    Identification difficulty

    Rivers and stony lakes. It may also be attracted to light.

    When to see it

    May to September.

    Life History

    Larva spins a pouch shaped net in slow moving water.

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map