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Limnephilus rhombicus (Northern caddisfly)

Synonyms: Limnephilus combinatus; Phryganea rhombica



Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Alaskan Coastal Canada, United States Nearctic Polar Freshwaters    
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    
Northern Baltic Drainages Denmark, Finland, Norway, Russia, Sweden Palearctic Polar Freshwaters    
Norwegian Sea Drainages Norway, Sweden Palearctic Polar Freshwaters    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Breney Common and Goss and Tregoss Moors 2016 England, United Kingdom
Cairngorms 142543 Scotland, United Kingdom
Claish Moss and Kentra Moss 2505 Scotland, United Kingdom
Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites 6953 Wales, United Kingdom
Craven Limestone Complex 13166 England, United Kingdom
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Loch Lomond Woods 3594 Scotland, United Kingdom
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Rhinog 7770 Wales, United Kingdom
River Itchen 764 England, United Kingdom
Sands of Forvie 1814 Scotland, United Kingdom
Strathglass Complex 58277 Scotland, United Kingdom
Taynish and Knapdale Woods 2388 Scotland, United Kingdom
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Callitriche stagnalis (pond water-starwort)[1]
Lemna minor (common duckweed)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Adicella reducta2
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)1
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)1
Branta canadensis (Canada Goose)1
Castor canadensis (american beaver)1
Cataclysta lemnata (Small China-mark)1
Cyprinus carpio (Common carp)1
Hydrellia albilabris1
Hydrellia griseola (Rice leafminer)1
Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish)1
Limnephilus flavicornis2
Limnephilus luridus2
Limnephilus marmoratus2
Lymnaea stagnalis (swamp lymnaea)1
Myocastor coypus (nutria)1
Tanysphyrus lemnae1


Dolomedes fimbriatus (Raft Spider)[1]
Pirata piraticus (Spider)[1]
Tetragnatha extensa (Long-jawed Orb Weaver)[1]


Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China);



Attributes / relations provided by
1Ecology of Commanster
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access