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Paragomphus genei

Paragomphus genei (Sélys-Longchamps, 1841)


Paragomphus genei is a species of dragonfly in the family Gomphidae. Dragonfly by small to medium sized (37-50 mm), easily recognized by their green color washed out of the head and thorax and yellowish-brown abdomen. The males have the cerci very long and curved and expansions on the ventrolateral abdominal segments 8 and 9th.


Prefers still waters or weakly current as puddles of water courses seasonal. In Italy it is reported to Sardinia, Sicily and Calabria.


The male (4 photos) in the last two pictures, the female.

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SAR, Italy

Spotted on Jul 25, 2012
Submitted on Jul 8, 2015

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