Black-shouldered Spinyleg - Dromogomphus spinosus (Selys, 1854)

Range & Habitat:

Recorded throughout the northern half of the state, it can be found along rivers, streams and lakes.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 8 June
Late Date: 14 September

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

Male Oblique - Photo by Jim Bangma
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Conservation Status:
State: S4 Apparently secure in New Jersey
Global: G5 Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range