|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).
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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