The Mud Darter is a widespread species found in lowland Gulf drainages in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi north through the Mississippi Embayment to Wisconsin and Minnesota. They inhabit slow-flowing riffles over rocks and debris. Mud Darters have five to six dark vertical bars on the back of their body.
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- Cummings, K. S., Grady, J. M., & Burr, B. M. 1984. The life history of the mud darter, Etheostoma asprigene, in Lake Creek, Illinois. Biological notes; no. 122.
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