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scientific name    Allomyia    

habitat
Small, cold mountain creeks (Alpine?) and rocky, glacial melt creeks with gravel to rocky bottoms.

seasonality
Adults fly from later May to early June.

identification
Adults are small, slender and dark beige to black in colour. Antennae are fine and not crenulated. Spur formula is 1, 3, 4 (Schmid, 1998).

diet info
Larvae graze on rocks fro algae.

range
This genus is Nearctic and East Palearctic in distribution (Schmid, 1998).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=25301



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