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Crawlies with Cri: Pacific clubtail dragonfly

Pacific clubtail dragonfly (Phanogomphus kurilis)

This week we’ll meet a crawly with quite an accurate common name. Meet the Pacific clubtail dragonfly (Phanogomphus kurilis).Pacific clubtails can only be found close to the Pacific Ocean. The largest populations can be found in Central California, and right here in southwestern Oregon. There are spotty populations north to Seattle and there have been occasional sightings in Idaho.The “clubtail . . .