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7-9 December 2012: Maricopa Co., AZ.

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  • pierredeviche
    A total of SEVENTEEN species were found still flying at three locations around Phoenix in the past three days (Dec. 7-9) – see details below. Observation of
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 10, 2012
      A total of SEVENTEEN species were found still flying at three locations
      around Phoenix in the past three days (Dec. 7-9) – see details
      below. Observation of RED-TAILED PENNANT, MEXICAN AMBERWING, DUSKY
      DANCER, LAVENDER DANCER, and PAINTED DAMSEL provide new late flying
      dates for these species in Arizona.



      See pictures of these records at: azdragonfly - news
      <http://azdragonfly.net/news>



      7 December 2012



      Wild Horse Pass Stream

      1:30 PM – 3 PM; sunny, calm, 75 F



      1. Common Green Darner, Anax junius: 4
      2. Blue-eyed Darner, Rhionaeschna multicolor: 1 male, 1 female
      3. Roseate Skimmer, Orthemis ferruginea: 6
      4. Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum: 20 – all
      males
      5. Rambur's Forktail, Ischnura ramburii: 20
      6. Citrine Forktail, Ischnura hastata: 1 female
      7. Familiar Bluet, Enallagma civile: 15
      8. Amethyst Dancer, Argia pallens: 1 male



      ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++



      8 December 2012



      Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area (ponds and river)

      1 PM – 3:15 PM; sunny, calm, 71 F



      Common Green Darner, Anax junius: 10

      9. RED-TAILED PENNANT, Brachymesia furcata: 1 male

      Roseate Skimmer, Orthemis ferruginea: 2

      10. MEXICAN AMBERWING, Perithemis intensa: 1 male

      Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum: 20 - all males except 1 pair
      in tandem and ovipositing

      Familiar Bluet, Enallagma civile: 5

      Rambur's Forktail, Ischnura ramburii: ~30

      11. DUSKY DANCER, Argia translata: 1 pair in tandem, ovipositing

      12. Desert Firetail, Telebasis salva: 3



      +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++



      9 December 2012



      Jewel of the Creek Preserve (Cave Creek)

      1:30 PM – 3:30 PM; sunny, calm, 69 F



      Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum: 6 males

      13. Great Spreadwing, Archilestes grandis: 15

      14. Arroyo Bluet, Enallagma praevarum: 6

      Citrine Forktail, Ischnura hastata: 15 females

      15. Springwater Dancer, Argia plana: 5

      16. LAVENDER DANCER, Argia hinei: 1 male

      17. PAINTED DAMSEL, Hesperagrion heterodoxum: 1 female



      Pierre Deviche, Phoenix, AZ



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