|scientific name Brachycentrus americanus |
Restricted to running waters.
Adults can be found from late June to mid-September.
The vertex of the adult head is reddish-brown with dense white and beige hairs. Antennae are brown, with reddish rings. Spur count is 2, 2, 3. Claspers of the males are irregularly shaped, dumb-bell like. Otherwise, the overall shape of the clasper is linear, with the extremities folded mesad.
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The larvae are omnivorous, obtaining their food either by filter feeding or scraping.
This species has a Holarctic distribution: in North America, from Alaska to New Mexico, in the east from Tennessee to Vermont. In Canada, it is transcontinental (Schmid, 1983).
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