Wandering Glider, Pantala flavescens, in Maricopa Co., AZ: new late flying date for the state.
December 2, 2012
Species: Wandering Glider
Location: Gilbert Water Ranch
The Wandering Glider in Arizona is commonly found in summer and early fall, but had until now been observed after 25 November (Richard Bailowitz, personal communication). An ovipositing female was seen on 2 December 2012 at the Gilbert Water Ranch, Maricopa Co., thereby providing a new late flying date for the species in the state.