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For the United States & Canada

Species Ophiogomphus bison - Bison Snaketail

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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 Ophiogomphus (Snaketails)
Species bison (Bison Snaketail)
Size
Length: 50-51 mm
Wingspan: 60-70 mm
Range
CA and OR only.
CA distribution map
OR distribution map
Season
April - October
Remarks
Taxonomy: ITIS Report
Internet References
Scanned images: female; male