Species Details

Oecetis avara

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection Read more about this collection »

SeasonalityIn Illinois, adults can be found from June to early September. IdentificationAdults are straw yellow to light brown. Forewings have numerous dark spots in the membrane. Male claspers are large, vertical and pinched at half length, with the distal half roughly semi-circular (Ross, 1944).

Scientific Name Oecetis avara Seasonality In Illinois, adults can be found from June to early September. Identification Adults are straw yellow to light brown. Forewings have numerous dark spots in the membrane. Male claspers are large, vertical and pinched at half length, with the distal half roughly semi-circular (Ross, 1944). Diet Info Larvae are predacious (Wiggins, 1996). Range British Columbia south to New Mexico and from Alaska east to Nova Scotia.

Citation

Page Citation for Oecetis avara

Page Citation

"Species Details - Oecetis avara, Freshwater Invertebrate Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/5-2337. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Trichoptera Superfamily Leptoceroidea Family Leptoceridae Subfamily Leptocerinae Tribe Oecetini Genus Oecetis Species Oecetis avara
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

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This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Authorship

Name Nimmo, A. P.
Role species page author
Date 2001-09

References

Specimen Information

There are 3 specimens of this Species.

3 results plotted on map in 2 markers.
Note: Only records with latitude and longitude coordinates are plotted on map.

IN3909 - Oecetis avara

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Muskeg River (Undet.) Collected ByA.O.S.E.R.P. Date Collected1976-08-05

IN3910 - Oecetis avara

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Athabasca River Collected ByA.O.S.E.R.P. Date Collected1977-06-21

IN3911 - Oecetis avara

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Athabasca River Collected ByA.O.S.E.R.P. Date Collected1977-07-07