Range & Habitat:
Very rare in New Jersey, it is only known
from a few northwestern counties. A Bergen County
population is apparently extirpated.
Found along small cold streams in
forested areas. The males fly low slow patrols along shady
streams, frequently hovering.
A large blackish dragonfly with green eyes, yellow thoracic
stripes and bold yellow rings around the abdomen.
Twin-spotted Spiketail has rows of
paired spots dorsally down the abdomen. The uncommon Zebra
Clubtail is found in different habitat, has an obviously clubbed
abdomen and has smaller, less conspicuous yellow or green
Conservation Status:State: S2 - Imperiled in New Jersey
Global: G4 - Apparently secure globally
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