Blue-tipped 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-tipped Dancer
Argia tibialis
M: 1.2-1.5" F: 1.2-1.5" 3 Jun — 9 Sep
Abundant
Habitat: Rivers w/ rapids or riffles. To lesser extent along partly shaded streams. Lone individuals often found away from water or in other aquatic habitats. Perches on vegetation and in shade more than most other Argia species, but also perches on ground.
Blue-tipped Dancer (M)

Male
June 15, 2005
Daniels Road, PVSP
June Tveekrem

Blue-tipped Dancer (M)

Male
June 16, 2002
Wincopin Trail
June Tveekrem

Blue-tipped Dancer (F)

Female
July 23, 2012
Lake Elkhorn
Allen Lewis

Blue-tipped Dancer (F)

Female
June 16, 2007
Woodstock Road, PVSP
June Tveekrem

Blue-tipped Dancer (tandem)

Male & Female (tandem)
July 13, 2015
Eden Brook (Columbia)
Linda Hunt