Caddisfly first for Wyre Forest

Trichostegia minor - a Caddisfly- 26 April 2018-Mike Averill

This caddisfly larvae Trichostegia minor is the first record for this species in Wyre and was  found in the new Helen Mackaness Reserve. It is usually found in ponds and ditches in woodland and so always likely to be found in Wyre. The adult emerges in June-July and is a mottled brown colour

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