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scientific name    Apatania shoshone    

habitat
Standing water, possibly larger lakes.

seasonality
Adults fly from late July to mid-August.

identification
Adult antennae are dark brown and the vertex of the head very dark brown. Spurs are yellow. Forewings are pale and clear brown. In males, there is a pair of slender, black, dorsally curved hooks on the sclerites of segment 10 (Nimmo, 1971).

conservation
Uncommon.

diet info
Larvae graze for algae and diatoms from rocks.

range
The known range for this species is from the extreme southwest Alberta, south to Colorado (Nimmo, 1971).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3062



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