New York Natural Heritage Program
Delaware River Clubtail
Gomphus septima delawarensis (Donnelly and Carle, 2000)
Insects
Kingdom: Animalia

      Phylum: Mandibulates (Mandibulata)

           Class: Insects (Insecta)

                Order: Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata)

                     Family: Clubtails (Gomphidae)


Additional Common Names [-]
  • Septima's Clubtail

Comments on the Classification [-]
This dragonfly is currently considered a subspecies (delawarensis) of Gomphus septima, but it could have been described as a separate species (Donnelly and Carle, 2000). It awaits revision to full species status.