Agrypnia deflata    



habitat
Standing waters.

seasonality
Adults fly from June to August.

identification
The adult head is dark brown and the antennae are alternately banded with light and dark bands. The forewings are covered with dense fine hair and the hindwings are uniformly brownish without any markings. Spur formula is 2, 4, 4. In males, the clasper is sinuate and resembles a bird head and shoulders. There is also a ventral hooked spine on the extremity of the clasper (Wiggins, 1998).

life history
Annual?

conservation
Probably common.

diet info
Larvae are predacious.

range
Transcontinental and widely distributed North American. The range extends from Alaska, south to Montana and New Mexico, east to Newfoundland. However, this species has not been recorded in Manitoba or North Dakota (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=3162

 

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