American Rubyspot, Hetaerina americana, in Pinal Co., Arizona: New early flying date for the state

February 4, 2017
Location: Queen Valley

The American Rubyspot had until now not been observed before 8 February (2015; R. Bailowitz, personal comm.) in Arizona. Extending the flight season of the species by several days, Justin Jones found a male of this species during a visit to Queen Valley, Pinal Co., on 4 February 2017. The following picture shows one of three females seen the next day at the same location. 

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    American Rubyspot, Female, Queen Valley, Pinal, AZ, 5 February 2017

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