Anisogomphus ceylonicus Hagen, 1878

Ceylon clubtail dragonfly, Sri Lanka grappletail


Aeshna ceylonica Hagen, 1878; Gomphus ceylonicus Hagen, 1878; Heliogomphus ceylonicus Hagen, 1878; Anisogomphus solitaris Lieftinck, 1971
Common Name
Sri Lanka
Last Record
18 March 1962
IUCN status
[url=]Critically Endangered[/url]
TSE Forum thread
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
Bedjanič, M. 2006. Anisogomphus solitaris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T59696A11972735. Downloaded on 08 January 2019.
Bedjanič, M. (2009). Heliogomphus ceylonicus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 25 May 2013.
Bedjanič, M., Conniff, K., van der Poorten, N. and Šalamun, A. (2014). [url=]Dragonfly Fauna of Sri Lanka: Distribution and Biology, with Threat Status of its Endemics[/url]. Pensoft Publishers. 320 pp. [WARNING: 25.94 MB]
Bedjanič, Matjaž and Poorten, Nancy van der. (2013). [url=]On the synonymy of two enigmatic endemic clubtails from Sri Lanka (Anisoptera: Gomphidae)[/url]. Agrion 17(2): 44-47.
Lieftnick, M.A. 1971. Odonata from Ceylon. Ent. scand. Suppl. 1:188–207.