Turquoise-tipped Darner, Rhionaeschna psilus, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new county record

December 7, 2014

The Turquoise-tipped Darner in Arizona is a rare species that is for the most part found in the southeast region of the state.

On 7 December 2014 Justin Jones found a male darner at the Phoenix Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area - see pictures below. This record is the first of the species in Maricopa Co., and the location is the northernmost where the darner has been observed to date in Arizona.

  • News: Turquoise-tipped Darner, <em>Rhionaeschna psilus</em>, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new county record
    Turquoise-tipped Darner, Male, Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ, 7 December 2014
  • News: Turquoise-tipped Darner, <em>Rhionaeschna psilus</em>, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new county record
    Turquoise-tipped Darner, Male, Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ, 7 December 2014
  • News: Turquoise-tipped Darner, <em>Rhionaeschna psilus</em>, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new county record
    Turquoise-tipped Darner, Male, Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ, 7 December 2014

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