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scientific name    Apatania alberta    

habitat
Small turbulent streams to large smooth flowing streams.

seasonality
Adults fly from early May to late June.

identification
Adult antennae are dark brown to black and the vertex of the head black. Spur formula is 1, 2, 4 and brown. In males, the cercus is slender and deeply bifurcate. The dorsal lobe is longer and thicker than the ventral lobe. The clasper is long, slender and relatively uniform in width (Nimmo, 1971).

diet info
Larvae graze for algae and diatoms from rocks.

range
This species is only known from the Banff area in Alberta and Vancouver Island British Columbia (Nimmo, 1971).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3060



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