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Unicorn Clubtail (Arigomphus villosipes)


Overview

Overview

Unicorn clubtail (Arigomphus villosipes), a State Special Concern dragonfly has been found in ponds and sluggish streams with little vegetation. Their flight period is in late June.

State status

Status and Natural Heritage Inventory documented occurrences in Wisconsin

The table below provides information about the protected status - both state and federal - and the rank (S and G Ranks) for Unicorn Clubtail (Arigomphus villosipes). See the Working List Key for more information about abbreviations. Counties shaded blue have documented occurrences for this species in the Wisconsin Natural Heritage Inventory database. The map is provided as a general reference of where occurrences of this species meet NHI data standards and is not meant as a comprehensive map of all observations.

Note: Species recently added to the NHI Working List may temporarily have blank occurrence maps.


Documented locations of Arigomphus villosipes in the Natural Heritage Inventory Database as of July 2015.
Summary Information
State StatusSC/N
Federal Status in Wisconsinnone
State RankS2S3
Global RankG5
Tracked by NHIY
WWAP SGCN

Species guidance


A guidance document is not available at this time. Use the information from the other tabs and contact local biologists, as needed, to develop management and avoidance strategies.

Photos/Video

Photos


Unicorn Clubtail

Male Unicorn Clubtail.

Photo © Dennis Paulson.


Last revised: Tuesday, November 28, 2017