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scientific name    Chyranda centralis    

habitat
Carex mountain pools, rapid mountain creeks, seepage slopes and small stream pools in forests

seasonality
Adults fly from mid-July to mid-October.

identification
Adult antennae are reddish brown with the scapes banded black and yellow, vertically. Vertex of the head is dark brown except for the warts. Spurs are light brown. Forewings are pale yellow to light brown. In males, segment 10 is hidden by the cercus. The clasper has a short, acuminate, dorsal lobe directed dorsad. Lateral arms of the aedeagus are asymmetrical (Nimmo, 1971).

life history
Annual?

conservation
Very common.

diet info
Larvae feed on vascular plants and moss (Wiggins, 1996).

range
This species range extends from Alaska to Oregon, Colorado and Quebec. In Alberta, it occurs in the mountains, foothills and Cypress Hills (Nimmo, 1971).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3121



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