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Species Stylurus notatus - Elusive 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 Stylurus
Species notatus (Elusive Clubtail)
Blue eyes are distinctive among similar species. Length of S8 and S9 are similar (S9 much longer in Arrow Clubtail (S. spiniceps).
Northeastern part of the continent, centered around Michigan and Ohio
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