Sable Clubtail Stenogomphurus rogersi Gloyd, 1936In need of conservation  -  S2 (State rare)  Synonyms: Gomphus rogersi.

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Sable Clubtail (Stenogomphurus rogersi) is the only Maryland representative of its genus. This interesting clubtail mostly frequents small, shady streams or creeks, with sand and gravel substrates, and riffles. They often perch on rocks, or overhanging vegetation, or on logjams. Their dark coloration and tendency to perch in shade makes them difficult to spot. In Maryland, this dragonfly is considered rare (Richard Orr's The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia), though it is easily overlooked, and many populations likely remain to be discovered. It is ranked as S2 (state rare) in Maryland.

There are 34 records in the project database.

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A Sable Clubtail in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/9/2011). State rare (S2) and listed as in need of conservation. Photo by Rick Cheicante. (MBP list)

A male Sable Clubtail in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/27/2015). This individual was part of a new population and first county record. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Sable Clubtail in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/27/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Sable Clubtail in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/27/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Sable Clubtail in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/1/2006). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Sable Clubtail in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/27/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Sable Clubtail exuvia collected in Howard Co., Maryland (5/28/2015). Collected by Bonnie Ott; determined by Richard Orr. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)


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