Subject:  Moth-shaped fly?
Geographic location of the bug:  Scotland
Date: 08/12/2021
Time: 08:00 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Hi bugman! This flew into my house late at night in august. It has clear wings like a fly, but shape-wise it holds itself like a moth! And very long antennae! Any idea?
How you want your letter signed:  Indrid


Dear Indrid,
This Caddisfly does share many physical traits with Moths.  According to the North American insect identification site BugGuide:  “Adults resemble moths, but wings are hairy instead of scaly.”

Hi bugman!
Thank you for the quick reply; I appreciate your help!
Love ya, bugman!
Location: Scotland

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