Thornbush Dasher, Micrathyria hagenii, in Pinal Co., AZ: Second state record and first county record

November 1, 2014
Species: Thornbush Dasher
Location: Dudleyville ponds

The Thornbush Dasher is a rare species in Arizona, with only one previous record of several individuals at one location (Pima Co., 2005).

On 1 November 2014 a male of this species was discovered at the Nature Conservancy preserve ponds in Dudleyville, Pinal Co. This observation provides a second state and first county records for the species, as well as the northernmost location where it has been found to date in Arizona.

  • News: Thornbush Dasher, <em>Micrathyria hagenii</em>, in Pinal Co., AZ: Second state record and first county record
    Thornbush Dasher, Male, Nature Conservancy Preserve Ponds, Dudleyville, Pinal, AZ, 1 November 2014
  • News: Thornbush Dasher, <em>Micrathyria hagenii</em>, in Pinal Co., AZ: Second state record and first county record
    Thornbush Dasher, Male, Nature Conservancy Preserve Ponds, Dudleyville, Pinal, AZ, 1 November 2014
  • News: Thornbush Dasher, <em>Micrathyria hagenii</em>, in Pinal Co., AZ: Second state record and first county record
    Thornbush Dasher, Male, Nature Conservancy Preserve Ponds, Dudleyville, Pinal, AZ, 1 November 2014

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