Simulium angustitarse

    Alt Name
    Simulium (Nevermannia) angustitarse
    Description

    Although a 'blackfly' this is a rather brown looking species and is about 3 or 4 mm in body length.

    Similar Species

    Simulium lundstromi

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Favours small streams.

    When to see it

    It is multivoltine (produces several broods in one year) and so has quite a long flight period.

    Life History

    The eggs, larvae and pupae are found in moving water.

    UK Status

    Poorly recorded in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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