|scientific name Agrypnia deflata |
Adults fly from June to August.
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).
Larvae are predacious.
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).
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