plains clubtail

(Gomphurus externus)

Conservation Status
plains clubtail
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Size

 
 

 

 
     
 

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Habitat
 
 

Large streams and rivers

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Season

 
 

Early April to mid-August

 
     
 

Behavior

 
 

 

 
     
 

Life Cycle

 
 

 

 
     
 

Nymph Food

 
 

 

 
     
 

Adult Food

 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

7, 16, 17, 18.

 
  2/16/2012      
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
 

Order

Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies)  
 

Suborder

Epiprocta  
  Infraorder Anisoptera (dragonflies)  
 

Superfamily

Aeshnoidea  
 

Family

Gomphidae (clubtails)  
 

Genus

Gomphus  
  Subgenus Gomphus (Gomphurus)  
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

 

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

plains clubtail

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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Plains Clubtail
Victor Fazio
  Plains Clubtail  
 
About

A gallery of Gomphurus externus, Plains Clubtail in the family Gomphidae.

 
     

 

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Other Videos
 
  Plains Clubtail Dragonfly (Gomphidae: Gomphurus externus) Close-up
Carl Barrentine
 
   
 
About

Uploaded on Jun 25, 2011

Photographed at Grand Forks, North Dakota (24 June 2011).

 
  Plains Clubtail (Gomphidae: Gomphurus externus) Male
Carl Barrentine
 
   
 
About

Uploaded on Jun 14, 2010

Photographed at East Grand Forks, Minnesota (13 June 2010).

 
  Plains Clubtail (Gomphidae: Gomphurus externus) Male
Carl Barrentine
 
   
 
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Uploaded on Jul 6, 2009

Photographed at East Grand Forks, Minnesota (06 July 2009).

 
       

 

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