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Black-Shouldered Spinylegs...... - Gomphurus septima

Black-Shouldered Spinylegs...... - Gomphurus septima
Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina, USA
April 12, 2011
I believe this is a Black-Shouldered Spinyleg...looks like those in my guide and what is posted. Could someone confirm this for me? Thanks so much!

Moved from Dragonflies.

Moved from ID Request.

I am confused
I see that this has now been removed from the ID request. There still seems to be the unanswered question of the ID... Septima's, black shouldered spiny legs or something else? Can someone clarify this for me? Thanks......

Seems a bit early based on the NC Odonate website but looks like a pretty good match to me. Hope someone with experience with southern gomphids will chime in.


The pattern on the front of the thorax is not right for Spinyleg. Can you replace your picture with one that's cropped so the whole body fills the frame?

I didn't get a great shot of the dragonfly, but I recropped it to see if this helps. Thanks!

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