Plateau Dragonlet, Erythrodiplax basifusca, in Pima Co.: New late flying date for Arizona
December 23, 2021
Species: Plateau Dragonlet
Location: Quitobaquito Pond
Until 2021 no Plateau Dragonlet had been reported in Arizona after 11 December (http://azdragonfly.org/news/plateau-dragonlet-erythrodiplax-basifusca-ma...). Three individuals - two males and one female shown below - were found at Quitobaquito Springs on 19 December 2021. This observation extends the flying period of the species in the state by more than one week.
Addition: Futher extending the flying period of the Plateau Dragonlet in Arizona, a male was documented in Pima Co. on 23 December 2021 (OC # 1950654).