Leptocerus tineiformis

Leptocerus tineiformis

A small and slender, plain caddisfly with tiny brown spots and with very long antennae. Forewing length 6 to 8mm.

Leptocerus tineiformis

It flies June to August, and is found near ponds, lakes and canals. Attracted to light. Common and widespread in the south and central England, scarce further north and absent in Scotland.

Photographs taken July 2013, rear garden, Staffordshire. Camera Nikon Coolpix P500. © Pete Hillman 2013.

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