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AZ odonates - 16 and 17 Oct. 2010

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  • pierredeviche
    I checked a couple of places in Maricopa and Gila Co., AZ, during this past weekend - details below - and came up with a total of 32 species, which I thought
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      I checked a couple of places in Maricopa and Gila Co., AZ, during this
      past weekend - details below - and came up with a total of 32 species,
      which I thought was reasonably good for for mid-October.

      See http://azdragonfly.net <http://azdragonfly.net> (location tab) for
      details on directions to locations and for pictures.



      October 16, 2010: Papago Park, Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ

      8:45 AM – 10:30 AM

      Sunny, calm, ~80 F



      12 species seen:

      - Red-tailed Pennant, Brachymesia furcata: 1 male

      - Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum: c

      - Roseate Skimmer, Orthemis ferruginea: 3

      - Mexican Amberwing, Perithemis intensa: 3 females

      - STRIPED SADDLEBAGS, Tramea calverti: 4 males + 1 female

      - Black Setwing, Dythemis nigrescens: 7

      - Blue Dasher, Pachydiplax longipennis: ~5

      - Western Pondhawk, Erythemis collocata: 3

      - Plateau Dragonlet, Erythrodiplax basifusca: 1 male

      - Common Green Darner, Anax junius: c

      - Rambur's Forktail, Ischnura ramburii: c

      - Citrine Forktail, Ischnura hastata: 4 males





      October 17, 2010: Warm Springs, Gila, AZ

      11:45 AM – 1:30 PM

      Sunny, clear, calm, 80 F



      21 species seen:

      - Flame Skimmer, Libellula saturata: common

      - Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum: common

      - Mexican Amberwing, Perithemis intensa: 1 male

      - SWIFT SETWING, Dythemis velox: 1 male, 1 female

      - Western Pondhawk, Erythemis collocata: ~5

      - Filigree Skimmer, Pseudoleon superbus: common

      - Blue-eyed Darner, Rhionaeschna multicolor: 2

      - Serpent Ringtail, Erpetogomphus lampropeltis: 2+

      - Familiar Bluet, Enallagma civile: few

      - Arroyo Bluet, Enallagma praevarum: abundant

      - Aztec Dancer, Argia nahuana: common

      - Springwater Dancer, Argia plana: a few

      - Kiowa Dancer, Argia immunda: abundant

      - Sooty Dancer, Argia lugens: 2 males

      - Blue-ringed Dancer, Argia sedula: common

      - Fiery-eyed Dancer, Argia oenea: common

      - Painted Damsel, Hesperagrion heterodoxum: 1 male

      - Desert Firetail, Telebasis salva: common

      - Mexican Forktail, Ischnura demorsa: few

      - Great Spreadwing, Archilestes grandis: common

      - American Rubyspot, Hetaerina americana: common





      October 17, 2010: Blue River, Gila, AZ

      2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

      Sunny, clear, 80 F



      11 species seen:

      - Flame Skimmer, Libellula saturata: 1 male

      - Serpent Ringtail, Erpetogomphus lampropeltis: 1 female

      - Arroyo Bluet, Enallagma praevarum: common

      - Springwater Dancer, Argia plana: ~15

      - Sooty Dancer, Argia lugens: ~10

      - Fiery-eyed Dancer, Argia oenea: common

      - TARASCAN DANCER, Argia tarascana: ~10 males

      - Variable Dancer, Argia fumipennis: 1 male

      - Painted Damsel, Hesperagrion heterodoxum: 2

      - Great Spreadwing, Archilestes grandis: common

      - American Rubyspot, Hetaerina americana: common.



      Pierre Deviche, Phoenix, AZ.



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