Agrypnia colorata    



habitat
Standing waters.

seasonality
Adults fly from May to August.

identification
Adult head, thorax, wings and legs are dark brown. Spurs and spines of legs are highly variable in this species. In males, the clasper is linear, slender and distally bifurcate. The ventral lobe is bifurcate and resembles scissors (Wiggins, 1998).

life history
Annual?. The biology of the larva is unknown.

conservation
Uncertain.

diet info
Larvae are predacious.

range
From Alaska, south to Utah, Colorado and Wyoming, and east to Newfoundland (Wiggins, 1998).

people
species page authorRobinson, E.2003-01 
species page editorRoss, W. A.2003-07 

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3161

 

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