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Olive Clubtail

Stylurus olivaceus



Endangered (Federal)
Red List (Provincial)


The Olive Clubtail is a dragonfly named for its colour. It has a green face with a dark line, gray-green body, and clear wings. There are broad shoulder stripes and a prominent triangle patch on top. The hind part of its body is black with a yellow stripe or patch on the top of each segment, and yellow on the sides.

Olive Clubtails breed along warm stream and lakeshores with sandy or muddy edges. Adults often fly over water, landing along the shore or on shoreline vegetation


-River channelization destroying habitat
-Habitat loss due to agricultural and urban development
-Water pollution from agriculture, cities, industry, etc
-Invasive species

You Can Help!

-Protect and conserve wildlife habitat
-Remove invasive weeds from shorelines and Eurasion Milfoil from water.


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