Species Details

Rhyacophila angelita

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SeasonalityAdults can be found approximately late May to late June. IdentificationAdult antennae are yellow with the vertex of the head brownish yellow. Spurs are yellow-brown. In males, the dorsum of segment 9 is about 5 times the length of the sternum. Distal article of the clasper has an upper, basal rounded process directed dorsad (Nimmo, 1971).

Scientific Name Rhyacophila angelita Seasonality Adults can be found approximately late May to late June. Identification
Adult antennae are yellow with the vertex of the head brownish yellow. Spurs are yellow-brown. In males, the dorsum of segment 9 is about 5 times the length of the sternum. Distal article of the clasper has an…
Adult antennae are yellow with the vertex of the head brownish yellow. Spurs are yellow-brown. In males, the dorsum of segment 9 is about 5 times the length of the sternum. Distal article of the clasper has an upper, basal rounded process directed dorsad (Nimmo, 1971).
Life History Adults start flying in the evening but stop upon arrival of complete darkness (LaFontaine, 1981). Conservation Widespread and very common. Diet Info Larvae are probably predacious. Range Extends from Yukon south to California and Colorado. Also has been recorded from the northern Appalachians of New Hampshire (Nimmo, 1971).

Citation

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Page Citation

"Species Details - Rhyacophila angelita, Freshwater Invertebrate Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/5-3139. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Trichoptera Superfamily Rhyacophiloidea Family Rhyacophilidae Genus Rhyacophila Species Rhyacophila angelita
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 author
Date 2003-01

References

Specimen Information

There is 1 specimen of this Species.

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IN3823 - Rhyacophila angelita

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

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