The Pronghorn Clubtail is a midsized brown and yellow Clubtail with blue eyes. It was moved from the genus Gomphus to the new genus Phanogomphus. It looks similar to many of the other member of Phanogomphus, particularly the Lancet Clubtail that is a little smaller and has different shaped cerci
Like other species of Phanogomphus, Pronghorn Clubtail are typically found perched on a rock, the ground, or low in the bushes. Males may patrol the water but they rarely stop to hover like many other species of Gomphidae
Slow moving water such as lakes, ponds, and slow moving streams
Females lay eggs by flying slowly and tapping their abdomen on the surface of the water every few feet. Each tap they can lay up to around 50 eggs.
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