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scientific name    Clistoronia magnifica    

habitat
Carex ponds and lakes.

seasonality
Adults fly from mid-June to mid-August.

identification
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.

conservation
Uncommon.

diet info
Larvae are detritovores.

range
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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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3073



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