Cinnamon Sedge

Limnephilus flavicornis


Forewing length to 15mm. There are several species with the common name Cinnamon Sedge and they are all very similar. The species depicted is, I think, L. flavicornis.


Weedy still and slow-flowing water.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread throughout Britain. Common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

May to November.