Beaverpond Clubtail - Gomphus (Gomphus) borealis (Needham, 1900)

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

Range & Habitat:

Known only from a few records in Sussex County, in or near old beaverponds and pristine ponds.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 23 May
Late Date: 17 June

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

Male Dorsal - Photo by Jim Bangma
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Best told from other Slender Clubtails by the broad triangular frontal stripes. See the Slender Clubtail ID page for more detail or take the ID quiz!


Conservation Status:
State: S1 Critically imperiled in NJ
Global: G4 Apparently secure globally