Aphylla angustifolia Garrison, 1986Gomphidae

Male identification:

  • Thorax brown with broad yellow-green stripes.
  • S8-9 slightly expanded into lateral flaps.
  • Abdomen brown with inconspicuous markings.
  • Upper appendages long and curved.

Female identification:

  • Similar to male.

Size: Large

Body length: 62.0

Local distribution: Atlantic slope at 300 to 800 m.

Habitat: Sunny ponds.

Species range in Middle America: USA, Mexico, Costa Rica

Male abdomen length: 47

Female abdomen length: 47

Female hindwing length: 37

Updated: 14 August 2010

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