Epigomphus subobtusus Selys, 1878Gomphidae
Male
Female
Teneral female
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Male appendages, lateral view
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Male identification:

  • Top of thorax with two longitudinal stripes.
  • Upper appendage down-curved apically, slightly shorter than lower appendage.

Female identification:

  • Similar to male.
  • No horns on vertex behind ocelli.
  • Occipital ridge with a pair of short upright conical peg-like tubercles.

Size: Large

Body length: 48.0-50.0

Local distribution: Both slopes at 800 - 1600 m.

Habitat: Small streams in forest.

Species range in Middle America: Mexico, Guatemala to Panama

Male abdomen length: 37

Female abdomen length: 42

Female hindwing length: 37

Updated: 4 April 2008





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