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scientific name    Apatania zonella    

habitat
Standing waters, ranging from valley bottoms to alpine regions.

seasonality
Adults fly in July.

identification
Adult antennae are dark brown and the vertex of the head, black. Spurs are yellow-brown. Forewings are translucent dark brown with a thick irregular stigma. In males, the clasper is very short, directed dorso-posterad and held closely to segment 9 (Nimmo, 1971).

conservation
Rare.

diet info
Larvae graze for algae and diatoms from rocks.

range
The species known range is Holarctic. In North America, it extends from the highest Arctic, south to British Columbia, Montana and Minnesota (Nimmo, 1971).

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3296



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