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Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
The Aztec Dancer (Argia nahuana) is a common damselfly of the southwestern U.S., where it occupies a variety of habitats from clear, flowing streams to seepages from ponds to some rivers. The photo here was shot along a clear Texas hill country stream on the Balcones Canyonlands NWR in Travis Co., Texas in June 2003. The image was a digital capture with a Canon EOS 10D and EF 180 Macro lens with a 1.4X extender and a ring flash.
This image was taken in September, 2004, in the town of Fort Davis, Jeff Davis Co., Texas, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark II and EF 180mm F/3.5 Macro and 1.4X extender and 580 flash.
The male Aztec Dancer shown here was along the Arikaree River, in Yuma Co., Colorado, in June, 2007. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
The male Aztec Dancer shown here was in Sycamore Canyon, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, in May, 2008. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
The male shown here was shot with the same gear as above, but at Empire Cienega, Pima Co., Arizona.
The male shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in July, 2008. This image was taken with the same gear described previously.
The next two shots of male Aztec Dancers were taken in Cottonwood Canyon, Comanche National Grasslands, Baca Co., Colorado, in July, 2011, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
The male Aztec Dancer on the right was along the Blanco River, Blanco Co., Texas, in July, 2012.
The next two shots of a male Aztec Dancer were taken in Madera Canyon, Davis Mountains, Jeff Davis Co., Texas, in August, 2013.
The Aztec Dancer on the right was in Sycamore Canyon, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, in August, 2013.
The male on the right was at Empire Cienega, Pima Co., Arizona, in October, 2013, as were the next two shots of a pair in tandem.
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Blanco River @ Lindeman Rd.,
Blanco, Blanco Co., Texas
1 July 2014
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-98.3995
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Blanco River @ Lindeman Rd.,
Blanco, Blanco Co., Texas
1 October 2014
30.0903
-98.3995
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Blanco River @ Lindeman Rd.,
Blanco, Blanco Co., Texas
1 October 2014
30.0903
-98.3995
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Blanco River @ Lindeman Rd.,
Blanco, Blanco Co., Texas
1 October 2014
30.0903
-98.3995
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Cibilo Creek,
Shafter,
Presidio Co., Texas
22 May 2015
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Cibilo Creek,
Shafter,
Presidio Co., Texas
22 May 2015
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Cibilo Creek,
Shafter,
Presidio Co., Texas
22 May 2015
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Big Bend Ranch State Park,
Presidio Co., Texas
24 May 2015
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Roger Hanks Park,
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
13 July 2015
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
Travis Co., Texas
14 July 2015
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Alameda Blvd at
the Rio Grande.
Albuquerque,
New Mexico
17 August 2015
35.1991
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Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Alameda Blvd at
the Rio Grande.
Albuquerque,
New Mexico
17 August 2015
35.1991
-016.6439
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
near Romero Rd.,
Corrales, Sandoval Co.,
New Mexico
17 August 2015
35.256
-106.5985
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Gila River at Gila Cliff Dwellings,
Catron Co., New Mexico,
28 August 2015
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Middle Fork Gila River,
Gila Cliff Dwellings Natiional Monument,
Catron Co., New Mexico
29 August 2015
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Travis Co., Texas
4 May 2016
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
near Mitchell Creek,
Donley Co., Texas
12 June 2016
Lat 35.142469, Lon -100.706627
private land
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
near Higgins,
Lipscomb Co., Texas
13 June 2016
Lat 36.234635, Lon -100.0809
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Lake Lloyd Vincent,
Ellis Co., Oklahoma
14 June 2016
Lat 36.053282, Lon -99.91632
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
ca. 7 mi W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
29 June 2016
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Dripping Springs Ranch Park,
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
15 July 2016
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
ca 7 mi W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
17 April 2017
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
ca 7 mi W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
17 April 2017
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Commons Ford Park,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
15 May 2017
Aztec Dancer
Argia nahuana
male
Blanco River @ Lindeman Rd.,
Blanco, Blanco Co., Texas
22 June 2017
30.0903
-98.3995