New York Natural Heritage Program
Green-faced Clubtail
Gomphus viridifrons Hines, 1901
Insects

Habitat [-]
Green-faced Clubtails inhabit medium-sized streams and small rivers with substrate consisting of gravel and silt (Dunkle 2000, Mead 2003). Larvae are aquatic, whereas adults are terrestrial and are found in habitats surrounding streams and rivers.

Associated Ecological Communities [-]
  • Confined river*
    The aquatic community of relatively large, fast flowing sections of streams with a moderate to gentle gradient.

    * probable association but not confirmed

Associated Species [-]
  • Spine-Crowned Clubtail (Gomphus abbreviatus)
  • Rapids Clubtail (Gomphus quadricolor)