Gomphidae

Gomphus flavipes (Charpentier, 1825)
Rivierrombout River Clubtail (Yellow-legged Dragonfly) L: 50 - 55 mm
     
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Rivierrombout vrouw jong

Young adult (female), Kampen, Overijssel, July 8, 2006

Rivierrombout vrouw uitgeslopen Emerged young (female) Kampen, Overijssel,  July 1, 2006
Rivierrombout uitsluipend

Emerged young (male) Kampen, Overijssel, July 1, 2006

 

Rivierrombout uitsluip Emerged young (male) Kampen, Overijssel, July 1, 2006
Rivierrombout uitsluip Emerged young (male) Kampen, Overijssel, July 1, 2006
Rivierrombout uitsluip Emerged young (male) Kampen, Overijssel, July 1, 2006
Rivierrombout huidje

Exuvium, Kampen, Overijssel, July 17, 2005

River Ijssel, Overijssel, July 17, 2005

Habitat: Large rivers. Exuviae on the sandy beaches 


Distribution: After nearly extinction in 2000 a larvea was found in River Maas in the south of the country. Now it is present at the bigger rivers again

Flight season: May to August. Emerging peak in June


Status: Red List status endangered. Last years it is increased rapidly. The reasons for the extinction and return remain unclear 


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