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Gomphus schneiderii

• English name: Turkish Clubtail
• German name: Türkische Keiljungfer
• French name: N/A
• Dutch name: Turkse rombout
• Swedish name: N/A
• Norwegian name: N/A
• Finnish name: N/A
• Danish name: N/A
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Gomphus schneiderii

Distribution map Gomphus schneiderii

Map data based on J.-P. Boudot & V. J. Kalkman (eds.),
Atlas of the European Dragonflies and Damselflies


General ➤ a medium-sized black-and yellow species, which occurs only in South-Eastern Europe
Classification • suborder: Anisoptera (dragonflies); family: Gomphidae
Scientific name Gomphus schneiderii Selys, 1850
Distribution • click or tap the Map button above
Notes • gomphids are 'sitters': they spend a lot of time perched on rocks and vegetation
Habitat • slow-flowing rivers and streams with a sandy bottom
Dimensions • typical body length: 40-48 mm; hindwing: 29-31 mm
Both sexesHead➤ like in all other gomphids, the eyes are widely separated
  ➤ in mature animals the eyes are blue
 Thorax• the black lines on the side of the thorax are fairly thick
 Abdomen➤ dorsally S8-S10 are mostly, but often not entirely black
 Legs• the legs are all black
Photographs • all of our photos below were made in Turkey in 2009 and 2013

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Gomphus schneiderii

1 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1062 14/06/2013 15:16 Turkey F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

2 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1063 26/05/2009 17:00 Turkey F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

3 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1064 26/05/2009 17:02 Turkey F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

4 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1087 14/06/2013 15:15 Turkey F8 1/500 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

5 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1184 04/06/2009 14:39 Turkey F8 1/350 100mm ISO400 Canon40D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

6 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1185 04/06/2009 15:16 Turkey F8 1/100 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

7 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1186 04/06/2009 16:16 Turkey F5.6 1/200 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

8 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1187 04/06/2009 16:17 Turkey F5.6 1/400 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

9 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1188 04/06/2009 16:37 Turkey F5.6 1/320 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

10 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1189 04/06/2009 16:37 Turkey F5.6 1/320 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

11 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1190 04/06/2009 17:25 Turkey F5.6 1/200 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

12 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1191 04/06/2009 17:47 Turkey F5.6 1/250 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

13 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1192 05/06/2009 10:19 Turkey F8 1/100 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

14 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1201 11/06/2013 18:17 Turkey F8 1/180 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

15 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1202 14/06/2013 15:16 Turkey F8 1/250 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

16 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1203 08/06/2013 18:31 Turkey F8 1/125 180mm ISO400 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

17 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1206 12/06/2013 12:19 Turkey F8 1/500 180mm ISO200 Canon7D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

18 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1207 06/06/2009 18:20 Turkey F5.6 1/200 180mm ISO100 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

19 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1208 06/06/2009 18:22 Turkey F5.6 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF
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Gomphus schneiderii

20 / 20; PhotoID: Dr1209 06/06/2009 18:22 Turkey F5.6 1/320 180mm ISO200 Canon50D -Crop -Flash MF