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Wandering Glider
Pantala flavescens

Wandering Glider, Yuma, AZ
(being held by Jeff)


Wandering Glider, Yuma, AZ
(being held by Jeff)


Wandering Glider, Yuma, AZ
(posed, just released by Jeff)



Jeff Coker and I (Henry) saw several of these and netted this one along the Gila River east of Yuma.  I've also seen them in my back yard. This is the first record for Yuma County, but they are not unexpected, being a truly cosmopolitan species. 

Last updated
Sep 12, 2003