Limnephilus vittatus Caddis Fly

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Classification Family: Trichoptera > Limnephilidae


Phenology May to October.

Identification Length 8 to 11 mm. This species has a slightly two tone brown wing, the darker marking can be quite pronounced on some individuals.
Larva produces a case made of sand grains.

Habitat Bare bottomed pools, ditches and reservoirs. It can also be attracted to light.

By Donald Hobern from Copenhagen, Denmark (Limnephilus vittatus) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons