Spine-crowned Clubtail - Gomphus (Hylogomphus) abbreviatus (Hagen, 1878)

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

Range & Habitat:

Occurs in the northwest, in the Valley & Ridge and Highlands provinces, usually along larger rivers.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 20 May
Late Date: 16 July

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: S2S3 Rare to imperiled in New Jersey
Global: G3G4 Very rare and local throughout its range, found locally in a restricted range, or vulnerable due to other factors