Sisyra nigra

Alt Name
Sisyra fuscata

This species has few cross veins and non forking veins along the front of the wing. The all dark antennae separate S. nigra from other similar species.

Photo ID?

Around streamside vegetation.

When to see it

April to October.

Life History

Larvae feed on freshwater sponges.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map