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scientific name    Anabolia bimaculata    

habitat
Typha sloughs, ponds, lakes and smaller, smooth-flowing creeks and rivers.

seasonality
Adults fly from early June to late August.

identification
Adult antennae are brown and the vertex of the head dark brown. Spurs are pale brown. Forewings are deep chocolate-brown to a pale yellowish brown, lightly irrorate and the costal are is clear and pale yellow. In males, the cercus and segment 10 processes are equal in length. Each process is tapered and rounded at the tips. The ventral base of the clasper is smoothly tapered to an acuminate, black, dorsal process (Nimmo, 1971).

life history
Annual?

conservation
Very common.

diet info
Larvae are detritovores, feeding on vascular plant tissues.

range
The range of this species extends from Great Slave Lake to British Columbia, New Mexico, Michigan and Maine. In Alberta, it is relatively common throughout the plains and lower major mountain valleys (Nimmo, 1971).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3066



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