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scientific name    Amphicosmoecus canax    

habitat
Mountain and foothill creeks or rivers and in Saskatchewan in some lakes (Wiggins, 1996).

seasonality
Adults are flying from mid-September to late October.

identification
Adult antennae are orange-brown with dark brown scapes. The vertex of the head is dark straw-yellow with light brown areas. Spurs are straw-yellow. In males, segment 10 is large, paired and shaped like sickle-like blades (Nimmo, 1971).

life history
Univoltine.

conservation
Common in the mountains.

diet info
No information available.

range
The range for this species from Alberta and eastern British Columbia, south to Utah and California and west to Saskatchewan. In Alberta, usually found in the mountains, foothills and possibly cold muskeg streams of the Plains (Nimmo, 1971).

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3049



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