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scientific name    Cheumatopsyche pettiti    

habitat
Small streams and large rivers.

seasonality
Adults fly from mid-May to mid-October.

identification
Males have pale grey-brown forewings and brown antennae. The vertex is deep red-brown and the thorax deep red-brown and pales laterally. Legs are dark straw-coloured with brown spurs. Clasper articles are not visibly demarcated and the ventral face of the basal article distal end is grooved (Nimmo, 1987).

life history
Annual (?) Unknown.

conservation
Very common.

diet info
Larvae are omnivorous.

range
Transcontinental across North America south of the treeline but north of Mexico. It can also be found in Hawaii as an introduced species.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=1355



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