Dromogomphus spoliatus

(Flag-tailed Spinyleg)

Dromogomphus spoliatus occurs sporadically throughout the northern and central portions of Alabama and Mississippi. The breeding habitat is large slow rivers, reservoirs, lakes and ponds; the species is often quite common around manmade ponds in the Black Belt prairie.

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Dromogomphus spoliatus, male

MISSISSIPPI, Lowndes County


Dromogomphus spoliatus, male

MISSISSIPPI, Lowndes County


Dromogomphus spoliatus, female

MISSISSIPPI, Lowndes County


Dromogomphus spoliatus, female

(with Gulf Fritillary prey)

ALABAMA, Greene County