Limnophila schranki - Limnophila schranki

Description

Length about 13 mm. The wing pattern is variable but the shape of the head and the degree of darkening on the front femora are diagnostic. The wing is slightly shaded.

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Habitat

Streams, woods and well vegetated damp places.

When to see it

April and May.

Life History

The larvae live in marshy places.

UK Status

Widespread but rather local in Britain.

VC55 Status

Local and rather infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map