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scientific name    Clistoronia magnifica    

Carex ponds and lakes.

Adults fly from mid-June to mid-August.

Adult antennae are yellow-brown and the vertex of the head is deep red-brown. Forewings are light chocolate brown, irrorate with larger hyaline areas. In males, the clasper is without a ventral base but has a tiny dorsal base. The distal edge of the cercus is roundly incised (Nimmo, 1971).

life history
Annual. Females will oviposition in August/September. Larvae overwinter as a final instar.


diet info
Larvae are detritovores.

This species range extends from British Columbia and Alberta, south to Utah. In Alberta, it is known from the lower major valleys near the continental divide (Nimmo, 1971).

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