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Species Boreus californicus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Mecoptera (Scorpionflies, Hangingflies, and Allies)
Family Boreidae (Snow Scorpionflies)
Genus Boreus
Species californicus (Boreus californicus)
Explanation of Names
Boreus californicus Packard 1870
Range
BC-AB to CA-AZ at 4,000-10,300 ft(1)
Habitat
on Grimmia mosses of granitic boulders; seldom seen on the snow far from these boulders(1)
Season
4.xi-26.iv(1)
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