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Species Phanogomphus kurilis - Pacific Clubtail

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Classification
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)
Size
length: 48-53 mm
wingspan: 58-68 mm
Range
Limited to parts of CA, OR, WA (see map); and USGS OR map showing somewhat different distribution.
Season
WA June to mid-August
CA March - August
Remarks
Taxonomy: see ITIS Report: 1
Internet References
scanned female, a scanned male and a live male_(University of Puget Sound)
http://southwestdragonflies.net//swanisoptera.html#Gomphus has access to a number of other images and information, including identifying characters.