Mayan Setwing, Dythemis maya in Cochise Co., AZ: new late flying date for the state

October 14, 2012

The Mayan Setwing is a rare AZ species that has been found only in Cochise and Santa Cruz counties.

On 13-14 October 2012, 10-15 males and one female (observed in copulation) were found in Hot Springs Canyon, Muleshoe Ranch Nature Conservancy Area, Cochise Co. This record provides a new late flying date for the species in the state.

Below are pictures of three different males.

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Mayan Setwing, Male, Hot Springs Canyon (Muleshoe Ranch), Cochise, AZ, 14 October 2012

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Mayan Setwing, Male, Hot Springs Canyon (Muleshoe Ranch), Cochise, AZ, 14 October 2012

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Mayan Setwing, Male, Hot Springs Canyon (Muleshoe Ranch), Cochise, AZ, 14 October 2012

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