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scientific name    Brachycentrus occidentalis    

habitat
Restricted to running waters.

seasonality
No information available.

identification
In adults, the top of the head and thorax are grey-brown and covered with distinct, white hairs. The antennae are dark brown with weak rust-coloured rings. The base of the male clasper is long and extended as a dorsal process, with the horizontal extension curving mesad.

life history
No information available.

conservation
Most likely common.

diet info
The larvae are omnivorous, obtaining their food either by filter feeding or scraping.

range
In North America, from Alaska south to Nevada. B. occidentalis, is mainly confined to western Canada, from Manitoba west to British Columbia and north to the North West Territories (Schmid, 1983).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=1065



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