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25/26 September 2010: Southeast Arizona

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  • pierredeviche
    Southeast Arizona, Sept. 25 and 26: 36 species seen as follows: September 25: Patagonia L. and Sonoita Creek, Santa Cruz Co. Partly sunny, no wind, ~85 F, noon
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      Southeast Arizona, Sept. 25 and 26:

      36 species seen as follows:



      September 25: Patagonia L. and Sonoita Creek, Santa Cruz Co.

      Partly sunny, no wind, ~85 F, noon - 5 PM

      30 species seen:

      - Common Green Darner, Anax junius: c.

      - Blue-eyed Darner, Rhionaeschna multicolor: few

      - Malachite Darner, Remartinia luteipennis: 1 male

      - White-belted/Serpent Ringtail, Erpetogomphus
      compositus/lampropeltis: 1

      - Pale-faced Clubskimmer, Brechmorhoga mendax: 1

      - Flame Skimmer, Libellula saturata: c.

      - Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum: ~10

      - Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis: Abundant

      - Western Pondhawk, Erythemis collocata: 1 female

      - Plateau Dragonlet, Erythrodiplax basifusca: ~5 males

      - Black Saddlebags, Tramea lacerata: 1

      - "Red" Saddlebags, Tramea sp.: 1 male

      - Widow Skimmer, Libellula luctuosa: ~10

      - Common Whitetail, Libellula lydia: ~5 males

      - Roseate Skimmer, Orthemis ferruginea: ~5 males

      - Mexican Amberwing, Perithemis intensa: ~20

      - Slough Amberwing, Perithemis domitia: 3 males

      - Great Spreadwing, Archilestes grandis: 1 male

      - California Spreadwing: Archilestes californicus: 1 male

      - Familiar Bluet, Enallagma civile: 10-20

      - Painted Damsel, Hesperagrion heterodoxum: 2 males

      - Springwater Dancer, Argia plana: ~20

      - Spine-tipped Dancer, Argia extranea: ~5

      - Blue-ringed Dancer, Argia sedula: ~10

      - Dusky Dancer, Argia translata: 20-30

      - Aztec Dancer, Argia nahuana: ~10

      - Pacific Forktail, Ischnura cervula: ab.

      - Mexican Forktail, Ischnura demorsa: ab.

      - Desert Firetail, Telebasis salva: ab.

      - American Rubyspot, Hetaerina americana: ab.





      September 26: Scotia Canyon, Cochise Co.

      Sunny, windy, 10 AM to 1:30 PM

      11 species seen:

      - Persephone Darner, Aeshna persephone : 4

      - Arroyo Darner, Aeshna dugesi: 1

      - Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum: ~10

      - Spot-winged Meadowhawk, Sympetrum signiferum: 2

      - Arroyo Bluet, Enallagma praevarum: 2 males

      - Painted Damsel, Hesperagrion heterodoxum: c.

      - Springwater Dancer, Argia plana: 20-30

      - Tonto Dancer, Argia tonto: 1 male

      - Aztec Dancer, Argia nahuana: 3+ males

      - Mexican Forktail, Ischnura demorsa: 2 males

      - Great Spreadwing, Archilestes grandis: 1 male





      September 26: stream at Las Cienegas National Cons. Area, Santa Cruz Co.

      Sunny, windy, 4-5 PM

      9 species seen:

      - Flame Skimmer, Libellula saturata: c.

      - Arroyo Darner, Aeshna dugesi: 3+ males

      - Painted Damsel, Hesperagrion heterodoxum: c.

      - Black-and-White Damsel, Apanisagrion lais: 2

      - Mexican Forktail:, Ischnura demorsa ~10

      - Desert Firetail, Telebasis salva: 1 male

      - Springwater Dancer, Argia plana: c

      - American Rubyspot, Hetaerina americana: 1

      - Great Spreadwing, Archilestes grandis: 7





      Pierre Deviche, Phoenix, AZ.



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