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For the United States & Canada

Species Phanogomphus kurilis - Pacific 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 Phanogomphus
Species kurilis (Pacific Clubtail)
length: 48-53 mm
wingspan: 58-68 mm
Limited to parts of CA, OR, WA (see map); and USGS OR map showing somewhat different distribution.
WA June to mid-August
CA March - August
Taxonomy: see ITIS Report: 1
Internet References
scanned female, a scanned male and a live male_(University of Puget Sound) has access to a number of other images and information, including identifying characters.