Ashy Clubtail Phanogomphus lividus (Selys, 1854)  Synonyms: Gomphus lividus.

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Ashy Clubtail (Gomphus lividus) is a common, widespread eastern representative of the genus Phanogomphus, a large group of slender gomphids. This clubtail breeds in creeks and rivers with slower current (Paulson, 2011). In Maryland, Ashy Clubtail ranges across the state, and likely occurs in every county (Richard Orr's The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia).

There are 193 records in the project database.

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A fresh female Ashy Clubtail in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/19/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A female Ashy Clubtail in Howard Co., Maryland (5/26/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A male Ashy Clubtail in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/29/2015). Determined by Nick Block/BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

Ashy Clubtails copulating at Patuxent Branch Trail, Howard Co., Maryland (5/2/2006). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

Ashy Clubtail in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/5/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A newly emerged Ashy Clubtail in Worcester Co., Maryland (4/26/2009). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

An emerging Ashy Clubtail in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/28/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)


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