Eastern North America: New York to northern Florida, west to Texas
Deciduous forests with permanent seeps, usually on slopes
April-July in southeastern US. Dunkle (1) states it occurs for about two months in any locale, mostly before trees leaf out. However seems to be most common in early June in Piedmont region of North Carolina, two months after trees have leafed out.
Predatory on other insects
Larvae live in permanent seeps, resemble dead leaves.
Rather elusive, but can be easy to find in the proper habitat. Often perches on odonate watchers.
Contributed by Cotinis on 1 June, 2004 - 6:45pm Last updated 29 May, 2010 - 5:48am
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