The Extra-striped Snaketail is a small and rare Snaketail. This species is listed as Endangered in Wisconsin and a Species of Special Concern in Minnesota. Their nymphs are found in very specific habitats in clear, cold mid-sized rivers. Adults are seldom seen
One of the most rare species in Minnesota. Extra-striped Snaketail nymphs are found in between boulders in very swift current in clean cold rivers. Adults spend a lot of time on the wing, mostly away from the water, and rarely perches low
Clear, cold, mid-sized rivers with large boulders and swift current
Female lays eggs alone by dipping abdomen into water near desired nymph habitat
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