Blue-tipped Dancer Argia tibialis (Rambur, 1842)  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Odonata   >   Family Coenagrionidae   >   Genus Argia   

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Blue-tipped Dancer (Argia tibialis) is a dark species of dancer usually found on small to medium-sized creeks and rivers, but sometimes larger ones, usually within a forested setting. It sometimes will occur on degraded streams in developed areas (Paulson, 2011). This species is abundant in Maryland (Richard Orr's Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and District of Columbia).

There are 396 records in the project database.

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A Blue-tipped Dancer in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/5/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A male Blue-tipped Dancer in Howard Co., Maryland (7/7/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Blue-tipped Dancer in Frederick, Maryland (8/2/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A female Blue-tipped Dancer in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/2/2014). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

Blue-tipped Dancer in Prince Georges Co., Maryland (7/18/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A blue-form female Blue-tipped Dancer in Howard Co., Maryland (7/7/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A blue-form female Blue-tipped Dancer in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/15/2007). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Blue-tipped Dancer in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/20/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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