Powdered 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.


Powdered Dancer (M)

Male
June 17, 2006
Marriottsville, PVSP
June Tveekrem

Powdered Dancer (M)

Male
June 16, 2007
Patapsco Valley State Park
Sue Earp

Powdered Dancer (M)

Male
June 19, 2013
Daniels Road, PVSP
Bonnie Ott

Powdered Dancer (M)

Male
June 23, 2012
Patapsco River
Kathy Litzinger

Powdered Dancer (M)

Male
June 24, 2013
David Force WMA
Bonnie Ott

Powdered Dancer (M)

F and M (in tandem)
June 23, 2012
Patapsco River
Kathy Litzinger

Powdered Dancer (M)

Female
June 15, 2005
Daniels Road, PVSP
June Tveekrem

Powdered Dancer (M)

Female
June 4, 2006
Patapsco River
June Tveekrem

Powdered Dancer (M)

F and M (in wheel)
July 28, 2012
Daniels Road, PVSP
Beth Johnson

Powdered Dancer
Argia moesta
M: 1.5-1.7" F: 1.5-1.7" 30 May — 26 Sep
Common
Habitat: Extensive sunlit sections of large rivers/swift streams; gravel bars in full sun. Lakes. Rocky shores of lentic waters. Perches horizontally on ground, rocks, or sticks, frequently flying over open water. Fairly tolerant of polluted waters.