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scientific name    Lype diversa    

habitat
Slower, smaller cool creeks.

seasonality
Adults can be found from early June to late September.

identification
General colour of adults are very dark, close to black with a few irregular light marks along the sutures (Ross, 1944). Segment 9 of males is divided into dorsum and sternum. The clasper has two articles which are smoothly taperd to a blunt. The distal article is slightly curved (Schmid, 1983).

conservation
Only one Alberta record.

diet info
Larvae graze on fine organic particles and some algae.

range
From Prince Edward Island, west to northwestern Ontario. One record in Alberta.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2440



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