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03/26: Wild Horse Pass, Maricopa Co., AZ.

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  • pierredeviche
    The seasonal diversity of species here in the Phoenix, AZ, area seems to rapidly increase, with 14 species (inc. 4 first of season, FOS) already on the wing
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      The seasonal diversity of species here in the Phoenix, AZ, area seems to
      rapidly increase, with 14 species (inc. 4 first of season, FOS) already
      on the wing today at a single location:



      26 March 2013: Wild Horse Pass,Maricopa, AZ



      12:15 PM – 1:45 PM

      Mostly sunny, light breeze, 85 F



      * Blue-eyed Darner, Rhionaeschna multicolor: 1 (FOS)
      * Common Green Darner, Anax junius: ~20; pairs in tandem, ovipositing
      * Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis: 4 (FOS)
      * Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum: 10
      * Red Saddlebags, Tramea onusta: 1+
      * Roseate Skimmer, Orthemis ferruginea: 4 males
      * Wandering Glider, Pantala flavescens: 1+
      * Spot-winged Glider, Pantala hymenaea: ~5
      * Familiar Bluet, Enallagma civile: 50
      * Rambur's Forktail, Ischnura ramburii: 15
      * Desert Forktail, Ischnura barberi:10
      * Citrine Forktail, Ischnura hastata: 5
      * Pacific Forktail, Ischnura cervula: 1 male (FOS)
      * Desert Firetail, Telebasis salva: 1 male (FOS)

      Photos and information on location: see azdragonfly.net
      <http://azdragonfly.net>


      Pierre Deviche, Phoenix, AZ.



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