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scientific name    Allomyia tripunctata    

habitat
Small, cold mountain creeks.

seasonality
Only Alberta record is on May 30.

identification
Adult antennae are chocolate-brown and the vertex of the head dark chocolate with reddish tinges laterally. Spurs are brown. Forewings are dull red-brown with hyaline areas along the veins. In males, the clasper basal article is ventrally indented. The distal article is deeply bifurcate and lobes divergent (Nimmo, 1971).

life history
Biannual?

conservation
Rare?

diet info
Larvae graze algae from rocks.

range
The range extends from Alaska, south to Washington and Colorado. There is only one record in Alberta, several miles southwest of Banff (Nimmo, 1971).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3059



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