Species Details

Banksiola crotchi

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SeasonalityAdults fly from May to August. IdentificationAdult bodies are brown and the antennae have sharply defined bands of dark and light browns. There is a variable dense pattern of fine brown reticulations on the forewing, with patches of dark blotches. In males, the clasper is claw-like. The lateral arm of the aedeagus is tapered, sigmoid, acuminate and blade-like (Wiggins, 1998).

Scientific Name Banksiola crotchi Seasonality Adults fly from May to August. Identification
Adult bodies are brown and the antennae have sharply defined bands of dark and light browns. There is a variable dense pattern of fine brown reticulations on the forewing, with patches of dark blotches. In males,…
Adult bodies are brown and the antennae have sharply defined bands of dark and light browns. There is a variable dense pattern of fine brown reticulations on the forewing, with patches of dark blotches. In males, the clasper is claw-like. The lateral arm of the aedeagus is tapered, sigmoid, acuminate and blade-like (Wiggins, 1998).
Life History Egg hatch occurs from August to September and reach the 4th instar by November. Conservation Common. Diet Info Instars 1-4 feed on algae and the 5th instar is predacious. Range This species range extends from Alaska and western North West Territories, south to California, Utah, North Mexico, east to Newfoundland, Illinois, West Virginia and New York (Wiggins, 1998).

Citation

Page Citation for Banksiola crotchi

Page Citation

"Banksiola crotchi, Freshwater Invertebrate Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/5-3169. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Hexapoda Subclass Insecta Order Trichoptera Superfamily Phryganeoidea Family Phryganeidae Subfamily Phryganeinae Genus Banksiola Species Banksiola crotchi
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
Name Ross, W. A.
Role species page editor
Date 2003-07

References

Specimen Information

There is 1 specimen of this Species.

IN3918 - Banksiola crotchi

Freshwater Invertebrate Collection

Place CollectedCanada: Alberta, Fort McMurray Collected ByA.O.S.E.R.P. Date Collected1977-06-26