Sable Clubtail - Gomphus (Gomphurus) rogersi (Gloyd, 1936)

This is a species of concern. Please report any encounters to Odonata Central.

Range & Habitat:

Known locally from the northern tier of counties where it is found along small rocky streams.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 23 May
Late Date: 24 June

Flight season charts created from records in the official database maintained by Allen Barlow.

Male Lateral - Photo by Jim Bangma
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A medium sized dark clubtail with green eyes and black facial stripes. The abdomen is mostly black with a bit of yellow laterally on S8&9. Females have brighter yellow markings dorsally on the abdomen.


Conservation Status:
State: S1S2 Imperiled to critically imperiled in New Jersey
Global: G4 Apparently secure globally