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scientific name    Agraylea    

common name     Salt and Pepper Microcaddis

habitat
Lakes, ponds and areas of large rivers where the current is reduced (Wiggins, 1996).

identification
Adults have ocelli and the vertex have three pairs of barely prominent warts. Male antennae length are slightly over half of forewing length. The spur formula is 0, 3, 4. There is only one of three species of Agraylea in Canada that is represented in Alberta (Schmid, 1998); Agraylea multipunctata.

diet info
Filamentous algae (Wiggins, 1996).

range
Agraylea has a transcontinental distribution in Canada (Schmid, 1998).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=1215



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