Phyllogomphoides sp. A Gomphidae
Male appendages, dorsal view
Male appendages, lateral view
MaleMale appendages, dorsal viewMale appendages, lateral view

Male identification:

  • Two complete stripes on mesepisternum; three complete stripes on side of thorax; upper appendage with a very long basal ventral spine, almost no opening between lobes of lower appendage.

Size: Very large

Body length: 67.0

Local distribution: Atlantic slope at 400 - 600 m.

Habitat: Slow-flowing streams in forest.

Species range in Middle America: Costa Rica

Male abdomen length: 50

Updated: 27 July 2012

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