|scientific name Ceraclea tarsipunctata |
Lakes and generally streams that are fairly clear, rapid and cool (LaFontaine, 1981).
Adults can be found from May to June.
Adults are chocolate brown with the base of the tarsi ringed with white (Ross, 1944). An acuminate ventral lobe is present at the base of the male clasper. The disto-dorso lobe is curved (Morse, 1975).
Usually only one generation per year (LaFontaine, 1981).
Larvae feed on detritus and sponges.
In the United States, east from Kentucky to New York. In Canada, east from Saskatchewan to Ontario and New Brunswick (Morse, 1975).
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