|scientific name Okanagana synodica |
No information available; possibly a grassland species.
Adults emerge in May according to Strickland (1953) and July in MT (Davis 1919).
According to Davis (1919), O. synodica is easily recognized by its small size (wingspan about 47mm), narrow body, small head and yellow markings. Body length 21 - 24mm, wing venation pale (Beirne 1961).
Male song a continuous, although sometimes short, note (Davis 1921). No other data available.
Status unknown. A rare species, known to occur only in Alberta within Canada (Maw et al. 2000).
Beirne (1961) suggests this species may be a grass feeder.
Recorded from Lethbridge, Alberta south through Montana, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, to New Mexico and Texas (Strickland 1954, Davis 1919).
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