The California Dancer in Arizona had until now not been found before 24 March. A single male of this species was observed on 16 March 2013 at the Cave Creek Jewel of the Creek Preserve, where the species was seen also on 24 March 2012. This observation extends the known flying period of the species in the state.
California Dancer, Male, Jewel of the Creek Preserve, Maricopa, AZ, 16 March 2013.
California Dancer, Male (same as above), Jewel of the Creek Preserve, Maricopa, AZ, 16 March 2013. The picture shows a dorsal view of the appendages. Note difference with Aztec Dancer.
Other News About This Species
January 1, 2018
October 24, 2014
October 14, 2012
March 24, 2012
December 21, 2008