Riverine Clubtail Stylurus amnicola (Walsh, 1862)Extirpated  -  SH (Historical)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Gomphidae   >   Genus Stylurus   


Riverine Clubtail (Stylurus amnicola) is typically a species of medium to large rivers, over a wide range of currents and river bottom substrates. An evasive species, Riverine Clubtail is mostly observed during emergence, and probably feeds high in trees, or far from water (Paulson, 2011). It is included on the Maryland checklist on the basis of a single historic record from the Potomac River in Montgomery Co. (Richard Orr's The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia). It is currently considered extirpated, but potential habitat appears to still exist, and it may be rediscovered.

There is 1 record in the project database.

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A Riverine Clubtail in Marion Co., Iowa (7/7/2009). Photo by Aaron Brees. (MBP list)

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