Species Details

Polycentropus cinereus

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SeasonalityAdults can be found from late May to mid-September. IdentificationAdult forewings are a pale browinsh gold and the antennae are dull yellow. Legs are straw coloured with yellow spurs. Male clasper is large and shaped roughly like a parallelogram, with disto mesal dorsal and ventral lobes (Nimmo, 1986).

Scientific Name Polycentropus cinereus Seasonality Adults can be found from late May to mid-September. Identification
Adult forewings are a pale browinsh gold and the antennae are dull yellow. Legs are straw coloured with yellow spurs. Male clasper is large and shaped roughly like a parallelogram, with disto mesal dorsal and…
Adult forewings are a pale browinsh gold and the antennae are dull yellow. Legs are straw coloured with yellow spurs. Male clasper is large and shaped roughly like a parallelogram, with disto mesal dorsal and ventral lobes (Nimmo, 1986).
Life History Annual ? Conservation Very common. Diet Info Larvae are predacious. Range South of the treeline, from Alaska east to Newfoundland and south to Texas (Nimmo, 1986).

Citation

Page Citation for Polycentropus cinereus

Page Citation

"Polycentropus cinereus, Freshwater Invertebrate Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/5-2407. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Trichoptera Superfamily Hydropsychoidea Family Polycentropodidae Subfamily Polycentropodinae Genus Polycentropus Species Polycentropus cinereus
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 Robinson, E.
Role species page editor
Date 2002-11
Name Nimmo, A. P.
Role species page author
Date 2001-09

References

Specimen Information

There is 1 specimen of this Species.

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IN3812 - Polycentropus cinereus

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Lake Athabasca Collected ByA.O.S.E.R.P. Date Collected1976-08-31