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Plains Clubtail - Gomphurus externus - female

Plains Clubtail - Gomphurus externus - Female
Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, USA
May 25, 2017
I believe this is the Plains Clubtail - Gomphus externus. Can you confirm? Thanks!

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Plains Clubtail - Gomphurus externus - female Plains Clubtail - Gomphurus externus - female Plains Clubtail - Gomphurus externus - female Plains Clubtail - Gomphurus externus - female

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

G. externus
It looks like the ones we get up here in MB.

 
Thanks Larry!
for checking this out. Can you tell me if there is anyone who monitors or referees this section to confirm IDs? Also, dumb question, but can you tell if this is a female or male, and how do you tell that?

Thanks so much!

 
there are editors
here who will move things to the species page. I'm an editor at OdonataCentral which maintains a vetted photo database of North American Odonata. It is a Plains club tail and it's a female. Go to the Plains clubtail species page here and look for pictures of males. (enter the name in the search box and scroll down through the results and you'll figure out how to get there). The appendages at the end of the abdomen are different.

 
Thank you
for your help and information. I will check that out.

Hi
Hi Jon - nice ode!

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