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Family Overview
Thoracic legs are present with each having four segments and a claw; the labrum is distinct; the abdomen has 9 segments and distinct tufts of gills in the anal region but without a lid-like operculum.
Characteristics
POLLUTION TOLERANCE
Southeast: 3.8 and higher
0 = least tolerant, 10 = most tolerant
FEEDING HABITS
Shredder / Detritivore
Shredder / Herbivore
MOVEMENT
Burrower
Clinger
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Diagnostic Characters
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Order: Larvae: Usually without lateral abdominal gills. If gills present, then 4 hooks clustered on segment 10. Thoracic legs each usually with 4 or 5 segments and with 1 or 2 claws; if without legs, head distinctly sclerotized and posterior body (thorax and abdomen) simple, without gills, hair brushes, suckers, or breathing tube. Eye spots usually present, but compound eyes absent.
Family: Thoracic legs are present with each having four segments and a claw; the labrum is distinct; the abdomen has 9 segments and distinct tufts of gills in the anal region but without a lid-like operculum.