Species Details

Rhyacophila rickeri

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SeasonalityAdults have been collected in October. IdentificationAdult antennae are brown and the vertex of the head is anteriorly dark brown and lighter posteriorly. Spurs are yellow-brown. The dorso-posterior edge of segment 9 in males is produced posterad into a thumb-like process. Segment 10 is evident as a pair of rounded lobes (Nimmo, 1971).

Scientific Name Rhyacophila rickeri Seasonality Adults have been collected in October. Identification
Adult antennae are brown and the vertex of the head is anteriorly dark brown and lighter posteriorly. Spurs are yellow-brown. The dorso-posterior edge of segment 9 in males is produced posterad into a thumb-like…
Adult antennae are brown and the vertex of the head is anteriorly dark brown and lighter posteriorly. Spurs are yellow-brown. The dorso-posterior edge of segment 9 in males is produced posterad into a thumb-like process. Segment 10 is evident as a pair of rounded lobes (Nimmo, 1971).
Conservation No information available. Diet Info Larvae are probably predacious. Range Range extends from Alaska, south to British Columbia and Alberta.

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"Species Details - Rhyacophila rickeri, Freshwater Invertebrate Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/5-3150. Accessed 02 Jul. 2022.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Trichoptera Superfamily Rhyacophiloidea Family Rhyacophilidae Genus Rhyacophila Species Rhyacophila rickeri
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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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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IN1510 - Rhyacophila rickeri

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Entry Creek Collected ByMoldenhauer, G. Date Collected1979-07-30