Dusky 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

`Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
M: 1.3-1.5" 2 Jun — 11 Sep
Habitat: Rivers, slow streams w/ shady banks/large stones in streams, ponds; prefers shade/dense vegetation. Clear streams w/ rocky substrate. Not away from water as much as other Argias. Usually uncommon, occasionally abundant.
Dusky Dancer (M)

August 5, 2005
David Force Park
June Tveekrem

Dusky Dancer (M)

July 28, 2012
Savage Park
Richard Orr

Dusky Dancer (M)

July 30, 2012
Patapsco River
Allen Lewis

Dusky Dancer (F)

July 31, 1997
Old Frederick Road, PVSP
Bob Solem