Stenophylax permistus


    Length 18 to 24 mm. A large yellowish brown caddis fly with darker speckles all over.

    Identification difficulty

    Ditches, woodland streams and marshes..

    When to see it

    April to June and August to November with a summer diapause. It is often attracted to light traps.

    Life History

    Breeds in ditches etc. that dry up at times during the year.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent 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