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Lepidurus cryptus

Major species

Lepidurus cryptus




West of North America (California)


Temporary lakes, pools

Temperature range

Unknown – assume same as l. lemmoni

Body ring/segments

24 to 29 body rings


30 to 35 pairs of legs

Notable characters

Length – 15-60 mm



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