California Dancer, Argia agrioides, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new early flying date for the state

March 16, 2013

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.

  • News: California Dancer, <em>Argia agrioides</em>, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new early flying date for the state
    California Dancer, Male, Jewel of the Creek Preserve, Maricopa, AZ, 16 March 2013.
  • News: California Dancer, <em>Argia agrioides</em>, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new early flying date for the state
    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.

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