The Cerulean Dancer was discovered in the USA in 2012 and there are now 4 previous records, all in Santa Cruz (1) and Cochise (3) Counties, AZ. A male was found at Scotia Canyon, Cochise, AZ (alt. 1,730 m), on 6 October 2013, providing a fifth Arizona (and US) record.
The Straight-tipped Ringtail was discovered in the USA in fall 2008 (Santa Cruz Co., AZ) and not seen again until fall 2012 (Cochise Co., AZ). One male was found at Scotia Canyon (also Cochise Co.; alt. 1,740 m) on 6 October 2013, thereby providing a third US record of this species.
The Great Pondhawk in Arizona is a rare species with records scattered around the state. One male was found on 22 September 2013 at Papago Park in Phoenix, Maricopa, providing a second county record. The first county record is of a male at Rio Salado Restoration Wetlands in June 2010.
The Halloween Pennant in Arizona is a rare stray from eastern regions of the country and had until now been found only four times, all at Roper Lake State Park, Graham Co. A male of this species was observed at this location on 28 July 2013, providing the 5th state record and a new early flying date for the state.
The Checkered Setwing can be common at ponds, mostly in the south and east of Arizona. It is also found in Yavapai County, but had until now not been seen in Maricopa County. On 15 June 2013 five (conservative estimate) individuals were found at a pond along the Verde River, E. of Fountain Hills. Four of these individuals are shown below. The presence of multiple individuals (inc. one immature) suggests local breeding and provides a first record for the species in Maricopa County.