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Clubtail Dragonfly - Gomphus sp. - Hylogomphus viridifrons

Clubtail Dragonfly - Gomphus sp. - Hylogomphus viridifrons
Washington County, Ohio, USA
May 18, 2011
Found during the afternoon in a wooded area, allowed me to get pretty close. Some others I asked said it was probably Gomphus quadricolor, I'd like to see if you guys agreed.

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Clubtail Dragonfly - Gomphus sp. - Hylogomphus viridifrons Clubtail Dragonfly - Gomphus sp. - Hylogomphus viridifrons Clubtail Dragonfly - Gomphus sp. - Hylogomphus viridifrons

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Gomphus sp.
Rapids (G. quadricolor) has a more attenuated abdomen with almost no club to speak of. This is one of the Gomphus (s. str.), a teneral male. I would say either Green-faced (Gomphus viridifrons) or Spine-crowned (G. abbreviatus). Do you have any more photos? It's difficult to be certain from just these views. Especially helpful would be closeups of the terminal appendages, or the secondary genitalia on S2.

 
I don't have any close ups, s
I don't have any close ups, sadly, but I'll find the other photos and add them here.

 
Thanks
Any additional pics could prove helpful. Sorry for the trouble.

 
No trouble at all! I apprecia
No trouble at all! I appreciate your help. I added one more photo, hopefully it will help out.

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