Goera pilosa - Goera pilosa


Length 8 to 12 mm.A yellowish brown caddisfly with yellow hairs on the wings of fresh specimens. Basal antennal segment is very hairy.

Photo ID?

Stony streams, rivers and lakes.

When to see it

May to September

Life History

The larval case is made of sand grains with small pebbles at the sides.

UK Status

Found throughout Britain, but most common in the chalk areas of south eastern England.

VC55 Status

Although there are very few records for VC55 (Leicestershire and Rutland) it is probably under recorded in our area.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map