Where to See
|Latin Name||Gomphus vulgatissimus|
Riverine species typically associated with moderate to slow flowing water. It breeds in unpolluted, meandering rivers, which have a depositional nature.
|Status & Distribution|
Very localised on rivers in England and Wales including the Thames, Arun, Dee, Severn, Wye and Teifi.
The club-shaped body means this species is unlikely to be confused with any other UK species.
Distinct squat, flat body shape.