New United States Species: Cerulean Dancer, Argia anceps, in Santa Cruz Co., AZ

September 23, 2012
Species: Cerulean Dancer

The Cerulean Dancer is a subtropical and tropical species whose northern distribution extends to southern Sonora, Mexico. The species had not been found in the USA until 2012, when a male was discovered in September along the stream at Sycamore Canyon, Santa Cruz, AZ - see photos below. This observation provides the first record of this dancer for the United States.

  • News: New United States Species: Cerulean Dancer, <em>Argia anceps</em>, in Santa Cruz Co., AZ
    Cerulean Dancer, Male, Sycamore Canyon, Santa Cruz, AZ, 23 September 2012
  • News: New United States Species: Cerulean Dancer, <em>Argia anceps</em>, in Santa Cruz Co., AZ
    Lateral view of the terminal segments and appendages of male Cerulean Dancer (same as above)

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