|scientific name Agrypnia improba |
Standing waters and possibly some slower waters.
Adults fly from June to August.
Adult heads are medium brown and the antennae are banded with light and dark brown. The forewings are usually covered with dense fine setae and the hindwings are greyish-brown with a few apical markings. Spur formula is 2, 4, 4. In males, the basal article of the clasper is bell-shaped. Distal article is as long as the basal article and the ventral lobe is bifurcated and claw-like (Wiggins, 1998).
Larvae are predacious.
This species is common across the northern and montane areas of the continent. It ranges from Alaska, Oregon and Utah, east to Newfoundland and south to Alabama (Wiggins, 1998).
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