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scientific name    Cheumatopsyche lasia    

habitat
Slower, less turbulent parts of creeks and large rivers.

seasonality
Adults fly from May through to August.

identification
Forewings and hindwings of males are golden brown. Antennae are yellow-brown, vertex deep red-brown with paler warts and the thorax is deep red-brown paling to grey-brown laterally. Legs are yellow-brown with yellow spurs. The tip of the male aedeagus is simple and the sclerite is almost circular (Nimmo, 1987).

life history
Annual (?) Unknown.

conservation
Rare (?).

diet info
Larvae are omnivorous.

range
Recorded south from Alberta and Saskatchewan to Mexico and east to Illinois. In Alberta, found in the Red Deer River at Drumheller.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=1352



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