Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new early flying date for the state
March 8, 2014
Species: Blue Dasher
Location: Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area
The Blue Dasher is one of the commonest species in Arizona during the summer. It had until now not been seen in the spring until 11 March. A male was found on 8 March 2014 at the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, providing a new early flying date for this species in the state.