Blue-fronted Dancer

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; WMA - Wildlife Management Area.

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Species common name
Scientific name
Length (in inches; M and F if different) Flight season
Relative abundance
Habitat.


Blue-fronted Dancer
Argia apicalis
M: 1.3-1.6" F: 1.3-1.5" 1 Jun — 17 Oct
Common
Habitat: Sunny sections of streams, rivers, ponds. Male often perches on exposed sunlit logs or branches protruding form the river. Alights on bare ground.
Blue-fronted Dancer (M)

Male
June 14, 2016
David Force WMA
Linda Hunt

Blue-fronted Dancer (M)

Male
July 19, 2009
Vantage Point, Columbia
June Tveekrem

Blue-fronted Dancer (M)

Male
July 19, 2012
Centennial Park
Bonnie Ott

Blue-fronted Dancer (M immature)

Male (immature)
September 1, 2012
Centennial Park
Bonnie Ott

Blue-fronted Dancer (F)

Female
June 17, 2004
Centennial Park
June Tveekrem

Blue-fronted Dancer (F)

Female
July 31, 1997
Old Frederick Road, PVSP
Bob Solem