Limnephilus auricula - Limnephilus auricula
Length 10 to 12 mm. A medium sized golden brown caddis fly with some paler wing markings.
Temporary pools, ditches and marshes.
Adult: May to October. It is attracted to light.
Breeds in marshes and pond edges that dry up over summer. The adult lays in autumn and larvae overwinter.
Quite frequent and widespread in Britain.
Quite frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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