Gomphidae

Gomphus pulchellus (Selys, 1840)
Plasrombout Western Clubtail L: 47 - 50 mm
     
Relevant Dutch literature Larva Plasrombout paring Plasrombout

Plasrombout man

Adult (male), Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, May 24, 2007

Plasrombout vrouw Adult (female), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009
Plasrombout juv-v Young adult (female), Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, May 24, 2007
Plasrombout vrouw

Adult (female), Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, June 24, 2007

Plasrombout man Adult (male), Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, July 7, 2006
Plasrombout eet langpootmug Young adult eating (Tipulidae), Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, May 22, 2009
Plasrombout vrouw Adult (female), Lessay, Normandy, France, July 8, 2009  
Plasrombout copula

Adult (male & female), Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, June 30, 2006

 
Plasrombout copula

Adult (male & female), Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, June 11, 2007

See video

 
Plasrombout view
video Plasrombout  

Habitat: Open larger waterbodies like gravel- or sandpits

biotoop GOMPPULC

Aa en Hunze, Drenthe, The Netherlands, June 30, 2006


Distribution: In the eastern and southern part of the country. Is a Southwest European species.

Flight season: May to the end of August. Highest numbers in June


Status: Very common but its world range is small so this species deserves some conservation concern


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