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scientific name    Apatania crymophila    

habitat
No information available.

seasonality
No information available.

identification
Adult antennae are dark brown to black and the vertex of the head black. The legs are black to deep brown with red-brown spurs. In males, the base of the circus is bulbous, slender stem and the tip is broadly expanded. The dorsal lobes of segment 10 are long, recurved, and slender and have a dorsal tooth near the tips (Nimmo, 1971).

conservation
Not yet recorded from Alberta.

diet info
Larvae graze for algae and diatoms from rocks.

range
This species is Holarctic in distribution. In North America, the range extends from Alaska, east to Manitoba. However, A. crymophila has not been recorded in Alberta, but there are records from Great Slave Lake.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3061



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