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A Riffle Beetle - Ordobrevia nubifera

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Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Ordobrevia nubifera is a species of riffle beetle in the family Elmidae. It is found in many rivers across Montana, especially those that transition from the mountains to the foothills (e.g. Smith River at Eden Bridge).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 37

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Citation for data on this website:
A Riffle Beetle — Ordobrevia nubifera.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from