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Ptychopteridae

 

Key Characters

"Phantom crane-flies." Abdomen ending in a long telescopic respiratory siphon.Very small prolegs on 1st 3 abdominal segments w/ single, slender, curved claw.

Tolerance 7
Distribution CA, OR, WA, NV, AZ