Rhyacophila dorsalis - Rhyacophila dorsalis

Description

Forewing 10 to 14 mm. The forewing is mottled grey and yellow-brown but very variable in both colour and patterning, and showing a distinct dark diamond shape where the wings meet over the body when at rest.

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Habitat

Stony flowing water ranging from small streams to larger rivers.

When to see it

May to October in most areas.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map