The Dragonflies and Damselflies of North Carolina
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Related Species in GOMPHIDAE: Number of records for 2018 = 0

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Harpoon Clubtail by Vin Stanton, Doug Johnston

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sciName Phanogomphus descriptus
mapClick on county for list of all its records for Harpoon Clubtail
distribution Mountains only, where recorded only from three counties (Avery, Madison, and Haywood). NC is at the southern end of the range, as the species does not range into the GA mountains. The species ranges north into southeastern Canada.
abundance Very rare (presumably), as records only for three mountain counties.
flight Late April into June. The five dates available for NC fall from 30 April to 9 June.
habitat Breeds at rocky streams and rivers. All NC records are from the vicinity of small to moderate-sized rivers (i.e., French Broad, Linville, and East Fork Pigeon).
behavior Males perch on rocks in rivers and streams, on the ground near the water, or on vegetation close to the water.
comments This is another poorly known dragonfly in NC. Until recently, the last known record for NC was from 1965, and it had been considered of historical occurrence. However, a male photographed by Vin Stanton in 2013 from the French Broad River in Madison County reconfirms this species in the state. One was well observed close to the same area in May 2016. Continued field work for clubtails in the mountains is greatly needed, especially by persons seeking out rare species by netting them along creeks and rivers, and could lead to additional records for this species.
state_status SR
S_rank S1
fed_status
G_rank G4
synonym Gomphus descriptus
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Species account update: LeGrand

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Other NC Galleries:    Jeff Pippen    Will Cook    Ted Wilcox
Photo by: Vin Stanton

Comment: Madison, 2013-04-30, Found on River Road, French Broad River - Male, id verified by Bugguide
Photo by: Vin Stanton

Comment: Madison, 2013-04-30, Found on River Road, French Broad River - Male, id verified by Bugguide
Photo by: Vin Stanton, Doug Johnston

Comment: Madison, 2013-04-30, Found on River Road, French Broad River - Male, id verified by Bugguide