Epigomphus quadrices Calvert, 1903Gomphidae

Male identification:

  • Dorsum of thorax with one antehumeral stripe and second stripe reduced to a spot.
  • Side of thorax dark brown with yellow stripes. Upper appendage with a deep concave fork in lateral view; lower appendage shorter than upper with an upper and a lower tooth at apex.

Size: Large

Body length: 48.0-50.0

Local distribution: Pacific lowlands.

Habitat: Small streams in forest.

Species range in Middle America: Guatemala, Costa Rica to Panama

Male abdomen length: 38

Updated: 27 July 2012

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