The Mustached Clubtail was moved from the genus Gomphus to the new genus Hylogomphus. They look similar to the Green-faced Clubtail except that the Mustached Club has much bolder facial markings than the Green-faced Club
Mustached clubtails can often be found perched on rocks in or around streams and river typically where the current is swift or perched on the leaves of overhanging trees and bushes. They also frequently over over riffles or rapids
Medium sized streams and rivers with a lot of riffles and rapids, also lakes with an exposed shoreline
Females lay eggs by dipping their abdomen into rapids and riffles allowing the eggs to get carried by the swift current to slower moving water where the nymphs will hatch an grow. While laying eggs the female may stop and perch on the rocks to produce eggs before going back to dipping
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