Species Details

Chyranda centralis

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SeasonalityAdults fly from mid-July to mid-October. IdentificationAdult antennae are reddish brown with the scapes banded black and yellow, vertically. Vertex of the head is dark brown except for the warts. Spurs are light brown. Forewings are pale yellow to light brown. In males, segment 10 is hidden by the cercus. The clasper has a short, acuminate, dorsal lobe directed dorsad. Lateral arms of the aedeagus are asymmetrical (Nimmo, 1971).

Scientific Name Chyranda centralis Seasonality Adults fly from mid-July to mid-October. Identification
Adult antennae are reddish brown with the scapes banded black and yellow, vertically. Vertex of the head is dark brown except for the warts. Spurs are light brown. Forewings are pale yellow to light brown. In…
Adult antennae are reddish brown with the scapes banded black and yellow, vertically. Vertex of the head is dark brown except for the warts. Spurs are light brown. Forewings are pale yellow to light brown. In males, segment 10 is hidden by the cercus. The clasper has a short, acuminate, dorsal lobe directed dorsad. Lateral arms of the aedeagus are asymmetrical (Nimmo, 1971).
Life History Annual? Conservation Very common. Diet Info Larvae feed on vascular plants and moss (Wiggins, 1996). Range This species range extends from Alaska to Oregon, Colorado and Quebec. In Alberta, it occurs in the mountains, foothills and Cypress Hills (Nimmo, 1971).

Citation

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"Species Details - Chyranda centralis, Freshwater Invertebrate Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/5-3121. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

References

Specimen Information

There are 3 specimens of this Species.

3 results plotted on map in 1 marker.
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IN2519 - Chyranda centralis

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dyson Creek Collected ByGotceitas, V. Date Collected1980-06-08

IN2520 - Chyranda centralis

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dyson Creek Collected ByGotceitas, V. Date Collected1980-05-02

IN2521 - Chyranda centralis

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Dyson Creek Collected ByGotceitas, V. Date Collected1980-09-20