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Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
The Dusky Dancer (Argia translata) is a widespread damselfly of rivers and streams across much of the U.S. The first 2 photos here, of a male and female, were digital captures with a Canon EOS 10D and EF 300 mm F4 L IS lens with a 1.4 extender and 550 EX flash. Both shots were taken in Travis Co., Texas in May, 2003.
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
female
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
10 June 2015
The shot at right was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark II and EF 180mm F/3.5 Macro and 1.4X extender and 580EX flash in May, 2005 in Utopia, Uvalde Co., Texas.
The female Dusky Dancer shown here was in Austin, Travis Co., Texas, in June, 2008. This image was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender.
The Dusky Dancers in tandem shown here were along the Guadalupe River near Ingram, Kerr Co., Texas, in October, 2004.
The pair of Dusky Dancers in tandem on the right was on the San Marcos River, Hays Co., Texas, in August, 2010. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and a Sigma 50-500mm lens and Canon 580 flash.
The male Dusky Dancer on the right was along Onion Creek, near Dripping Springs, Hays Co., Texas, in July, 2012. This shot was taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and an EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 1.4X extender.
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Alum Creek,
Bastrop State Park,
Bastrop Co., Texas
11 May 2013
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Onion Creek,
near Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
13 August 2013
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Onion Creek,
near Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
13 August 2013
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
National Butterfly Center,
Mission,
Hidalgo Co., Texas
23 February 2014
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Milton Reimers Ranch Park,
Travis Co., Texas
26 June 2014
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Milton Reimers Ranch Park,
Travis Co., Texas
26 June 2014
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Milton Reimers Ranch Park,
Travis Co., Texas
26 June 2014
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Milton Reimers Ranch Park,
Travis Co., Texas
26 June 2014
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Blanco River @ Lindeman Rd.,
Blanco, Blanco Co., Texas
1 July 2014
30.0903
-98.3995
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Onion Creek @ Creek Road,
Dripping Springs,
Hays Co., Texas
21 October 2014
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
female
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
26 November 2014
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
female
Hornsby Bend,
Austin,
Travis Co., Texas
10 June 2015
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
Travis Co., Texas
14 July 2015
Lat 30.297592, Lon -98.067774
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
young male
Pedernales Falls State Park,
Blanco Co., Texas
6 August 2015
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Pedernales Falls State Park,
Blanco Co., Texas
6 August 2015
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
pair in tandem
Murphy Ranch,
7 mi W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
6 September 2016
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
female
Lockhart City Park,
Lockhart,
Caldwell Co., Texas
22 September 2016
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
female
Marble Falls,
Burnet Co., Texas
25 October 2016
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
female
McKinney Roughs Nature Park,
Bastrop Co., Texas
30 November 2016
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
female
Hornsby Bend,
Austin, Travis Co., Texas
29 March 2017
Dusky Dancer
Argia translata
male
Mike Murphy Ranch,
ca 7 mi W of Bee Cave,
Travis Co., Texas
17 April 2017