Clubtail Dragonfly | Congaree National Park (S.C.)

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• Family Gomphidae
• Medium size dragonfly
• Has eyes that are wide set on the head
• Dark brown or black with yellow or green stripes
• Medium lobe of labium not notched
• Female lacks ovipositor
• Eats other insects, including the Mayfly, Horsefly, Deerfly and Mosquito
• Has a tendency to land on the ground which makes it vulnerable to predators
• Makes short flights
• Habitats include streambanks or lakes

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