Oecetis ochracea - Oecetis ochracea


Length 9 to 13 mm. A slender very pale brown caddis fly with exceptionally long antennae.

Photo ID?

Pons, lakes, canals and slow moving rivers. It is also attracted to light.

When to see it

May to September.

Life History

Larvae are mainly predators.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map