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Key Characters

Invade most stillwater habitats, a.k.a. "skeeters" or "wrigglers." Repiratory siphon present, posterior w/ hair surrounding the end. Mouth brushes.Ventral fan of setae on apex of abdomen.

Tolerance 8
Distribution CA, OR, WA, NV, AZ, Baja