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Species Gomphus vastus - Cobra Clubtail

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Gomphidae (Clubtails)
Genus Gomphus
No Taxon (Subgenus - Gomphurus)
Species vastus (Cobra Clubtail)
Habitat
"Medium to large, mud-bottomed rivers; sometimes large streams and lakes"(1)
Season
Early June to late August in Massachusetts(1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Massachusetts
Blair Nikula, Jennifer L. Loose, Matthew R. Burne. 2003. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife.