Turquoise-tipped Darner, Rhionaeschna psilus, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new late flying date for the state

December 30, 2014

The Turquoise-tipped Darner had not been found in Maricopa Co., AZ, until early December 2014, when one male was discovered at the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area. Later that month up to four males were observed at this site on a same day (P. Deviche and J. Jones, pers. observations).

One male (shown below) continued until at least 30 December, providing a new late flying date for the species in the state.

  • News: Turquoise-tipped Darner, <em>Rhionaeschna psilus</em>, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new late flying date for the state
    Turquoise-tipped Darner, Male, Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ, 30 December 2014
  • News: Turquoise-tipped Darner, <em>Rhionaeschna psilus</em>, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new late flying date for the state
    Turquoise-tipped Darner (same as above), Male, Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ, 30 December 2014

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