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scientific name    Ceraclea tarsipunctata    

habitat
Lakes and generally streams that are fairly clear, rapid and cool (LaFontaine, 1981).

seasonality
Adults can be found from May to June.

identification
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).

life history
Usually only one generation per year (LaFontaine, 1981).

diet info
Larvae feed on detritus and sponges.

range
In the United States, east from Kentucky to New York. In Canada, east from Saskatchewan to Ontario and New Brunswick (Morse, 1975).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2333



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