Small Spurwing - Centroptilum luteolum
This species has two tails. The hind wing is very small and strap like with a pointed tip. The thorax area is brown, but the brown of the abdomen is sometimes reduced to a faded greyish shade in parts.
The larva has three tails of equal length and gills that have a pointed tip and look like the shape of beech leaves.
Breeds in stony streams and lake margins.
April to November.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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