Leptocerus tineiformis

Leptocerus tineiformis Curtis, 1834

FW length 6-8 mm.

A small and slender, plain caddisfly with tiny brown spots and with very long antennae.

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.

Identification of species reconfirmed by an expert at iRecord.