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scientific name    Chyranda centralis    

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

Adults fly from mid-July to mid-October.

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

Very common.

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

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

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