Lype phaeopa - Lype phaeopa


Forewing length 4 to 6 mm. This is a fairly plain brown caddis. It is similar to other species and detailed examination is necessary for a safe id.

Photo ID?

Mainly rivers and large streams, but may come to light.

When to see it

May to September.

UK Status

Fairly frequent and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map