|scientific name Allomyia tripunctata |
Small, cold mountain creeks.
Only Alberta record is on May 30.
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).
Larvae graze algae from rocks.
The range extends from Alaska, south to Washington and Colorado. There is only one record in Alberta, several miles southwest of Banff (Nimmo, 1971).
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