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BlackShouldered Spinylegs1 - Dromogomphus spinosus - female

BlackShouldered Spinylegs1 - Dromogomphus spinosus - Female
Kennebunk, Maine, USA
July 22, 2004
2 images;ID by J&J Balaban;.Dromogomphus spinosus, F.

Nice pics
I can't say with any certainty, but paging through Dunkle (1) it looks like a snaketail (genus Ophiogomphus). There are several similar looking ones in your area, but maybe it's O. carolus (Riffle Snaketail). I only had a few minutes to check so maybe someone else can do a better job of sorting these out.

Dromogomphus spinosus (Black-shouldered Spinyleg), female
Certainly Gomphidae with the eyes so far apart. We took your lead but would go with Dromogomphus - check this link

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