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


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

UK Map