Hydropsyche contubernalis - Hydropsyche contubernalis
Length 7 to 14 mm. A caddisfly with a mottled wing pattern. The amount of mottling may vary. This species has a large pale blotch on the distal margin of the forewing.
Around streams and rivers.
May to September.
Larva spins a net amongst gravel in slow moving water to catch food.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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