Unicorn Clubtail - Arigomphus villosipes (Selys, 1854)

Range & Habitat:

Recorded throughout the northern half of the state. A Cumberland county record suggests it should be looked for more closely on the coastal plain.

Found in a variety of small to medium ponds and lakes, often rather muddy or mucky, some really gruesome looking.

Flight Season:
Early Date: 21 May
Late Date: 10 August

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

Male Dorsal - Photo by Jim Bangma
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Conservation Status:
State: S? Not yet ranked
Global: G5 Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range