The Plains Clubtail is a large Clubtail typically found around muddy bottomed streams and rivers with a moderate current. Mostly found in southern parts of Minnesota. It was moved from the genus Gomphus to the new genus Gomphurus
Males perch on the ground near the water occasionally making long patrols out over the water. Can also be found away from the water perching on the ground or flat on leaves that are typically close to the ground
Muddy-bottomed rivers and large streams with a moderate current
Mating usually takes place low in vegetation near the water. Females lay eggs by flying straight over the water and dipping their abdomen as they fly.
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