The Tezpi Dancer in Arizona is uncommon and found most frequently along mid-elevation rocky streams. It is, however, occasionally seen at bodies of still water.
Three males (photos below) were discovered along the shore of Kearny Lake in Pinal Co. on 22 November 2014. This site represents a new location for the species. In addition, the date (22 Nov.) is the same as when a male was found, also in Pinal Co., in 2008, and is the latest date that the species has ever been recorded in Arizona.
The Desert Forktail is a relatively common Arizona species that until now had not been found later than 17 November (2010). A male of this species (photos below) was discovered at Kearny Lake, Pinal Co., on 22 November 2014. This record extends the flying period of the species in Arizona by one week.
The Cerulean Dancer had never been found in the US until 2012, when a male was discovered in Sycamore Canyon, Santa Cruz Co., in September. Since then the species has been observed at more than five other locations in Southern Arizona, with a maximum of four individuals found on 31 October 2014 at the Sonoita Creek State Natural Area, Santa Cruz Co.
The Kiowa Dancer, even though relatively widespread in Southeast Arizona (mostly in the Gila River drainage), had not been recorded in Maricopa county until 2010. Since then the species has been found at five locations in the Phoenix metropolitan area, suggesting range expansion.
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).
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.
The California Dancer has a wide distribution throughout Arizona, but had until now never been observed in Yuma County.
On 24 October 2014, during a visit with Richard Bailowitz and Doug Danforth, two males were found along a stream below a small dam close to Laguna Dam, thereby providing a first county record for the species.