Epigomphus echeverrii Brooks, 1989Gomphidae
Male appendages, dorsal view
Male appendages, lateral view
Male appendages, dorsal viewMaleMale appendages, lateral viewFemale

Male identification:

  • Top of thorax with one longitudinal stripe and a second partial stripe with a separated posterior spot.
  • Lower appendage longer than upper and ending with two vertically directed teeth.

Female identification:

  • Color pattern similar to male.
  • A pair of flat, rounded horns extending rearward from vertex behind lateral ocelli.

Size: Large

Body length: 56.0

Local distribution: Atlantic slope at 600 - 1200 m. Pacific slope at 500-600 m.

Habitat: Forest streams with medium to large rocks and fast flow.

Species range in Middle America: Costa Rica

Male abdomen length: 44

Female abdomen length: 43

Female hindwing length: 39

Updated: 4 April 2008

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