Ashy Clubtail - Gomphus (Gomphus) lividus (Selys, 1854)

Range & Habitat:

Recorded throughout most of northern New Jersey; records from Camden and Ocean suggest it should be looked for elsewhere.

Seems to tolerate slightly degraded water, often found at small slow-flowing ponds.

Flight Season:
Early Date: 5 May
Late Date: 12 July

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

Male Lateral - Photo by Jim Bangma
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Dully colored with blue eyes and Z-type frontal stripes. See the Slender Clubtail ID page for more detail or take the ID quiz!


Conservation Status:
State: S4 Apparently secure in New Jersey
Global: G5 Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range