Western Clubtail Gomphus pulchellus

Scientific Name: Gomphus pulchellus (Gomphidae).

English Name: Western Clubtail (Clubtails and pincertails family).

French Name: Le Gomphe joli (='the pretty Gomphid').

5 Key Characters:

Lookalikes: Other Gomphids. Nowhere else in Europe can so many species of Gomphid be seen in the same area.

Habitat: Slow flowing and still rivers.

Flight Period: May-June-July.

Status: Common.

Photographed by Loire Valley Nature:

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