IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Adults inhabit pools of creeks and small rivers, also ponds and lakes. They usually occur over sand or gravel. Feed on copepods, cladocerans, chironomids, beetles, filamentous algae, and Chara (Ref. 1998). Spawning occurs during the spring (Ref. 1998).


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