New York Natural Heritage Program
Common Sanddragon
Progomphus obscurus (Rambur, 1842)
Insects

New York State Distribution [-]
New York lies along the northeastern range extent of this species and here it has a disjunct distribution. A few Coastal Plain Ponds are known to be inhabited in Suffolk County, while the only other known breeding population is in the upper Hudson watershed in the southern Adirondacks.

Global Distribution [-]
The distributional center of the Common Sanddragon lies along the Ohio River in southern Illinois. This species ranges widely across the eastern U.S., west to Colorado, northwest to northern Wisconisn, east to the Maine/New Hampshire border and south to Florida and Texas.
Best Places to See
• Brookhaven State Park (Suffolk County)
• Upper Hudson River (Warren County)