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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Arigomphus maxwelli - Bayou 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 Arigomphus (Pond Clubtails)
Species maxwelli (Bayou Clubtail)
Size
Length 50-54 mm
Range
Illinois south to Texas, Alabama, Florida (panhandle?)
Habitat
ponds and slow streams, bayous, etc., with muddy bottoms--often with some flowing water
Season
May-July
Print References
Dunkle, p. 100, plate 14 (1)
Abbott, p. 182, photo 31f (2)
Works Cited
1.Dragonflies Through Binoculars: A Field Guide to Dragonflies of North America
Sidney W. Dunkle. 2000. Oxford Press.
2.Dragonflies and Damselflies of Texas and the South-Central United States
John C. Abbott. 2005. Princeton University Press.