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Species Phanogomphus lividus - Ashy Clubtail

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Gomphidae (Clubtails)
Genus Phanogomphus
Species lividus (Ashy Clubtail)
Total length: 46-57 mm; abdomen: 35-41 mm; hindwing: 28-35 mm
Eastern NA from Ontario south to Florida and west to Texas
February through October
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