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Species Ophiogomphus carolus - Riffle Snaketail

Riffle Snaketail - Ophiogomphus carolus - male Riffle Snaketail - Ophiogomphus carolus - male Riffle Snaketail - Ophiogomphus carolus - female Mystery Clubtail - Ophiogomphus carolus Riffle Snaketail in northern Ontario - Ophiogomphus carolus - male Riffle Snaketail - Ophiogomphus carolus - male Riffle Snaketail - Ophiogomphus carolus - male Boreal Snaketail Ophiogomphus colubrinus - Ophiogomphus carolus
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 Ophiogomphus (Snaketails)
Species carolus (Riffle Snaketail)
Range
Northeastern USA and southeastern Canada
Habitat
"Swiftly flowing, sandy or rocky streams and rivers"(1)
Season
Mostly June and July
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.