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Lepidurus bilobatus

A species of questionable authenticity, known only from its first description in the late 1800s and two specimens ascribed to it by a naturalist (Linder) in 1952.  There are no preserved specimens and next to nothing is known about its biology.

Major species

Lepidurus bilobatus




North America (midwest to southwest)


unknown exactly but believed to be temporary freshwater pools

Temperature range

Hatching Temp: 10-15°C (50-59°F)

Body ring/segments

33; 6 apodous



Notable characters




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