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scientific name    Cheumatopsyche gracilis    

habitat
Eclectic flowing waters.

seasonality
Adults can be found from mid-May to late September.

identification
Male forewings are pale yellow-brown with a faint pattern. The antennae are yellow-brown and the thorax is dark brown, paling laterally. The legs and spurs are pale yellow-brown. The distal article of the male clasper narrows abruptly from the basal end and the article curves slighlty dorsad (Nimmo, 1987).

life history
Annual (?) Unknown.

conservation
Common.

diet info
Larvae are omnivorous.

range
Transcontinenal, ranges from the boreal forest south to Utah, Arkansas and North Carolina, however the south-eastern coastal states are excluded. In Canada, it has been recorded in all provinces except Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and portions of the Maritimes.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=1351



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