Serpent Ringtail, Erpetogomphus lampropeltis, in Yavapai Co.: New early flying date for species in Arizona

April 28, 2018
Species: Serpent Ringtail

No Serpent Ringtail had until now been seen in Arizona before 16 May (2001; Richard Bailowitz, pers. obs.). Extending the known flight season of the species by more than two weeks, a male of the species, shown below, was found on 28 April 2018 along the Agua Fria stream in Black Canyon City, Yavapai Co.

  • News: Serpent Ringtail, <em>Erpetogomphus lampropeltis</em>, in Yavapai Co.: New early flying date for species in Arizona
    Serpent Ringtail, Male, Agua Fria stream at Black Canyon City, Yavapai, AZ, 28 April 2018
  • News: Serpent Ringtail, <em>Erpetogomphus lampropeltis</em>, in Yavapai Co.: New early flying date for species in Arizona
    Serpent Ringtail, Male, Agua Fria stream at Black Canyon City, Yavapai, AZ, 28 April 2018
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