Common Darter

Common Darter

Observation - Common Darter. Description: The hind legs are long reaching well beyond the tip of the abdomen. The cerci are short. There are long lateral spines on the abdomen. These characteristics point towards it being a darter. Based upon the length of the lateral abdominal spines I decided t

The hind legs are long reaching well beyond the tip of the abdomen. The cerci are short. There are long lateral spines on the abdomen. These characteristics point towards it being a darter. Based upon the length of the lateral abdominal spines I decided that this was a common darter.