Tezpi Dancer, Argia tezpi, at Papago Park, Maricopa Co., AZ: Northernmost record of the species to date.

November 11, 2014
Species: Tezpi Dancer
Location: Papago Park

The Tezpi Dancer in Arizona in an uncommon species found mostly in wet, rocky canyons. The species has been found in most counties located in the Eastern half of the state, but until now had been observed at a single Maricopa Co. site (Wild Horse Pass in 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014).

On 11 November 2014 a male was discovered at the edge of an urban pond located in the Phoenix Papago Park - see picture below. This observation provides a new (second) site for this species in Maricopa Co. It also represents the northernmost location where Tezpi Dancer has been found in the US to date.

  • News: Tezpi Dancer, <em>Argia tezpi</em>, at Papago Park, Maricopa Co., AZ: Northernmost record of the species to date.
    Tezpi Dancer, Male, Papago Park, Phoenix, Maricopa Co., AZ, 11 November 2014

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