Perigomphus pallidistylus (Belle, 1972)Gomphidae
Male
Female
MaleFemale

Male identification:

  • Femor of foreleg with inner side green.
  • Second antehumeral stripe fades out at anterior end.
  • Abdomen black with brown at base.
  • Cerci cream-yellow.

Female identification:

  • Thorax dark with green stripes.
  • Second antehumeral stripe fades out at anterior end.
  • Femur of foreleg with inner side green.
  • Abdomen black with brown at base.
  • Cerci cream.

Size: Small

Local distribution: Pacific lowlands; Atlantic slope at 800 m.

Habitat: Streams and rivers.

Species range in Middle America: Costa Rica to Panama

Male abdomen length: 31

Female body length: 42

Female abdomen length: 31

Female hindwing length: 28

Updated: 1 July 2012





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