Aquatic Insects of Michigan
by Ethan Bright, Museum of Zoology Insect Division and School of Natural Resources and Environment
Arigomphus (Gomphidae) (Pond Clubtails) of Michigan - Identification
Three of the nine species of this North American genus of have been reliably recorded from Michigan, with an addition species - A. submedians - likely to encountered in the southwestern part of the Lower Peninsula. Unlike other Michigan species of Gomphidae, these dragonflies are more likely to be encountered in lentic (lakes and ponds) bodies of water.
(Taxonomic References: Needham et al. 2014, Tennessen 2019)
Needham JG, Westfall MJ, May ML. 2014. Dragonflies of North America. The Odonata (Anisoptera) fauna of Canada, the Continential United States, Northern Mexico and the Great Antilles. Third Edition. Scientific Publishers: Gainesville, Florida. xiv + 658.
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