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scientific name    Hydropsyche oslari    

habitat
Any flowing water.

seasonality
Adults fly from early June to mid-September.

identification
Male forewings are pale grey-brown and uniformly irrorate. Antennae are brownish cream, vertex dark brown anteriorly and yellow-brown posteriorly and thorax is a rich red-brown, yellow-brown laterally. The legs are yellowish cream with yellow to cream spurs. The male aedeagus does not have black spines or hooks. There is a pair of small, dorsal membranous lobes posterad of the tip (Nimmo, 1987).

life history
Annual(?) Unknown.

conservation
Very common.

diet info
Larvae are omnivorous.

range
This western species is found throughout the Cordillera, from Alaska south to Mexico. In Alberta, recorded from the open plains, foothills and the boreal forest.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=1315



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