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Invertebrate Abstracts, Distribution Maps
& Illustrations
 
Additional Abstract pages
- Amphibians
- Mammals
- Birds
- Plants
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- Reptiles
- Invertebrates
 

Below you will find invertebrate abstracts containing the following information:
- Taxonomy
- Biology
- Distribution
- Population Trends
- Management Status (as available)
- Illustrations

NOTE: Some of the following files are PDF's and require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. For text-only, use Adobe Access.

 
NOTE: Distribution maps are based on occurrences in the HDMS database and are not meant to be complete or predicted range maps.   Each species has specific criteria that must be met before being entered into the database; therefore the resulting maps reflect only the occurrences that meet the species specific criteria.  Maps contain known extirpated and historic occurrences.
 
Invertebrates
Acrolophitus nevadensis
Nevada Point-Headed Grasshopper [PDF, 14kb]
Adopaeoides prittwitzi
Sunrise Skipper [PDF, 14kb]
Agathon arizonicus
Netwing Midge [PDF, 16kb]
Distribution Map
Agathymus alliae
Mojave Giant Skipper [PDF, 41kb]

Agathymus aryxna
Arizona Giant Skipper [PDF, 15kb]
Distribution Map

Photograph

Agathymus baueri freemoni
Freeman's Agave Borer [PDF, 38kb]

Agathymus evansi
Huachuca Giant-skipper [PDF, 15kb]
Distribution Map

Photograph

Agathymus neumoegeni
Neumogen's Giant Skipper [PDF, 43kb]
Distribution Map
Agathymus polingi
Poling’s Giant Skipper [PDF, 15kb]
Distribution Map
Albiorix anophthalmus
A Cave Obligate Pseudoscorpion [PDF, 32kb]
Distribution Map
Amblycheila baroni
A Tiger Beetle [PDF, 14kb]
Amblycheila picolominii
A Tiger Beetle [PDF, 53kb]
Amblycheila schwarzi
a Tiger Beetle [PDF, 53kb]
Photograph
Ameletus falsus
False Ameletus Mayfly [PDF, 15kb]
Anacroneuria wipukupa
A Stonefly [PDF, 14kb]
Anodonta californiensis
California Floater [PDF, 40kb]
Distribution Map
Photograph
Anthocharis cethura
Desert Orangetip [PDF, 33kb]
Distribution Map
Apodemia phyciodoides
Crescent Metalmark [PDF, 49kb]
Archeolarca cavicola
Grand Canyon Cave Pseudoscorpion [PDF, 41kb]
Distribution Map
Archeolarca welbourni
A Cave Obligate Pseudoscorpion [PDF, 41kb]
Argia pima
Pima Dancer [PDF, 14kb]
Argia sabino
Sabino Canyon Dancer [PDF, 20kb]
Distribution Map
Astylis sp. 1
A Notodontid Moth [PDF, 14kb]
Atryonopsis cestus
Cestus Skipper [PDF, 50kb]
Automeris patagoniensis
Patagonia Eyed Silkmoth [PDF, 14kb]

Aztecacris gloriosus
Atascosa Gem Grasshopper [PDF, 14kb]

Photograph_female  Photograph_male

Baetodes arizonensis
A Mayfly [PDF, 14kb]
Calephelis arizonensis
Arizona Metalmark [PDF, 15kb]
Distribution Map
Callophrys comstocki
Comstock's Hairstreak [PDF, 41kb]
Callophrys fotis
Desert Elfin [PDF, 41kb]
Chitrellina chiricahuae
A Cave Obligate Pseudoscorpion [PDF, 14kb]
Chlorochroa rita
Santa Rita Mountains Chlorochroan Bug [PDF, 41kb]
Chlosyne acastus
Acastus Checkerspot [PDF, 52kb]
Cicindela hirticollis corpuscula
A Tiger Beetle [PDF, 53kb]
Cicindela hornii
A Tiger Beetle [PDF, 47kb]
Cicindela oregona maricopa
Maricopa Tiger Beetle [PDF, 31kb]
Distribution Map
Cicindela praetextata pallidofemora
A Tiger Beetle [PDF, 53kb]
Cicindela purpurea cimarrona
A Tiger Beetle [PDF, 15kb]
Conalcaea cantralli
A Grasshopper [PDF, 14kb]
Cylloepus parkeri
Parker’s Cylloepus Riffle Beetle [PDF, 14kb]
Distribution Map
Cymbiodyta arizonica
Chiricahua Water Scavenger Beetle [PDF, 37kb]
Daihinibaenetes arizonensis
Arizona Giant Sand Treader Cricket [PDF, 49kb]
Distribution Map
Discus shimekii
Striate Disc (Snail) [PDF, 31kb]
Distribution Map
Euchloe guaymasensis
Sonoran Marble [PDF, 50kb]
Erynnis scudderi
Scudder’s Duskywing [PDF, 15kb]
Distribution Map
Euhyparpax rosea
A Notodontid Moth [PDF, 14kb]

Eumorsea balli
Balls' Monkey Grasshopper [PDF, 14kb]

Photograph_female Photograph_male Photograph_male2

Eumorsea pinaleno
Pinaleno Monkey Grasshopper [PDF, 15kb]
Distribution Map
Euphilotes baueri
Bauer's Blue [PDF, 14kb]
Euphilotes mojave virginensis
Mojave Blue [PDF, 14kb]
Gyraulus parvus
Ash Gyro [PDF, 14kb]
Hesperopsis graciela
McNeill Sooty Wing Skipper [PDF, 51kb]
Heterelmis stephani
Stephan’s Heterelmis Riffle Beetle [PDF, 28kb]
Distribution Map
Heterocampa ditta
A Notodontid Moth [PDF, 53kb]
Heterocampa incongrua
A Notodontid Moth [PDF, 53kb]
Heterocampa sp. 1 nr. amanda
A Notodontid Moth [PDF, 53kb]
Homoleptohyphes quercus
A Mayfly [PDF, 48kb]
Huleechius marroni carolus
Marron's San Carlos Riffle Beetle [PDF, 48kb]

Leuronotina ritensis
Lichen Grasshopper [PDF, 14kb]

Photograph

Libellula composita
Bleached Skimmer [PDF, 46kb]

Photograph

Libellula nodisticta
Hoary Skimmer [PDF, 49kb]

Photograph

Limenitis archippus obsoleta
Obsolete Viceroy Butterfly [PDF, 17kb]
Distribution Map
Litodonta sp. 1 nr. alpina
A Notodontid Moth [PDF, 53kb]

Lycaena ferrisi
Arizona Copper [PDF, 40kb]

Photograph Photograph2

Maricopella allynsmithi
Squaw Park Tallussnail [PDF, 48kb]
Distribution Map
Megathymus ursus deserti
Desert Yucca Borer [PDF, 42kb]
Megathymus ursus ursus
Ursine Giant Skipper [PDF, 17kb]

Melanoplus chiricahuae
A Spur-Throat Grasshopper [PDF, 17kb]

Photograph_female Photograph_male

Melanoplus desultorius
A Spur-Throat Grasshopper [PDF, 17kb]
Melanoplus magdalenae
A Spur-Throat Grasshopper [PDF, 17kb]

Melanoplus pinaleno
A Spur-Throat Grasshopper [PDF, 17kb]

Photograph_female  Photograph_male

Melanoplus sp. 21
[PDF, 17kb]
Melanoplus sp. 52
[PDF, 17kb]
Morsea kaibabensis
A Monkey Grasshopper [PDF, 14kb]
Microdynerus arenicolus
Antioch Potter Wasp [PDF, 17kb]

Neochoroterpes kossi
A Mayfly [PDF, 17kb]

Neophasia terlootii
Chiricahua Pine White [PDF, 15kb]
Distribution Map

Photograph_female  Photograph_female2

Oliarces clara
Cheese-weed Owlfly [PDF, 48kb]
Oligocentria delicata
A Notodontid Moth [PDF, 53kb]
Oligocentria paradisus
A Notodontid Moth [PDF, 53kb]
Oligocentria pinalensis
A Notodontid Moth [PDF, 53kb]
Oligocentria sp. 1
A Notodontid Moth [PDF, 53kb]

Ophiogomphus arizonicus
Arizona Snaketail [PDF, 39kb]

Photograph  Photograph2

Oreohelix grahamensis
Pinaleno Mountainsnail [PDF, 34kb]
Distribution Map

Oreohelix yavapai
Yavapai Mountain Snail [PDF, 34kb]
Distribution Map

Oxyloma haydeni haydeni
Niobrara Ambersnail [PDF, 42kb]
Distribution Map
Photograph
Oxyloma haydeni kanabensis
Kanab Ambersnail [PDF, 26kb]
Distribution Map
Photograph
Piruna polingii
Four-spotted Skipperling [PDF, 42kb]

Prorocorypha snowi
Snow's Toothpick Grasshopper [PDF, 14kb]

Photograph  Photograph2

Proserpinus terlooii
Terloo's Sphinx [PDF, 14kb]

Photograph

Proserpinus vega
Vega Sphinx [PDF, 14kb]
Protoptila balmorhea
Balmorhea Saddle-case Caddisfly [PDF, 48kb]
Distribution Map
Psephenus arizonensis
Arizona Water Penny Beetle [PDF, 16kb]
Distribution Map
Psephenus montanus
White Mountains Penny Beetle [PDF, 55kb]
Distribution Map
Pseudocopaeodes eunus eunus
Wandering Skipper [PDF, 46kb]
Pseudogarypus hypogeus
A Cave Obligate Pseudoscorpion [PDF, 14kb]

Ptomaphagus cocytus
A Cave Obligate Beetle [PDF, 14kb]
Distribution Map

Pyrgulopsis arizonae
Bylas Springsnail [PDF, 30kb]
Distribution Map
Pyrgulopsis bacchus
Ground Wash Springsnail [PDF, 24kb]
Distribution Map

Pyrgulopsis bernardina
San Bernardino Springsnail [PDF, 35kb]
Distribution Map

Photograph1Photograph2Photograph3

Pyrgulopsis conica
Kingman Springsnail [PDF, 40kb]
Distribution Map
Pyrgulopsis deserta
Desert Springsnail [PDF, 40kb]
Distribution Map
Pyrgulopsis glandulosa
Verde Rim Springsnail [PDF, 40kb]
Distribution Map
Pyrgulopsis montezumensis
Montezuma Well Springsnail [PDF, 40kb]
Distribution Map
Pyrgulopsis morrisoni
Page Springsnail [PDF, 44kb]
Distribution Map
Pyrgulopsis simplex
Fossil Springsnail [PDF, 40kb]
Distribution Map
Pyrgulopsis sola
Brown Springsnail [PDF, 40kb]
Distribution Map
Pyrgulopsis thompsoni
Huachuca Springsnail [PDF, 53kb]
Distribution Map
Pyrgulopsis trivialis
Three Forks Springsnail [PDF, 57kb]
Distribution Map
Photograph
Rhithrogena plana
A Mayfly [PDF, 17kb]
Rumina decollata
Decollate Snail [PDF, 17kb]
Sonorella bagnarai
Rincon Talussnail [PDF, 40kb]
Sonorella bartschi
Escabrosa Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Sonorella bequaerti
Happy Valley Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Sonorella bicipitis
Dos Cabezas Talussnail [PDF, 40kb]
Sonorella binneyi
Horseshoe Canyon Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Sonorella bowiensis
Quartzite Hill Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Sonorella bradshaveana
Bradshaw Talussnail [PDF, 40kb]

Sonorella caerulifluminis
Blue Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map

Sonorella christenseni
Clark Peak Talussnail [PDF, 14kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella clappi
Madera Talussnail [PDF, 46kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella coloradoensis
Grand Canyon Talussnail [PDF, 46kb]

Sonorella coltoniana
Walnut Canyon Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map

Sonorella compar
Oak Creek Talussnail [PDF, 40kb]
Distribution Map

Sonorella dalli
Garden Canyon Talussnail [PDF, 46kb]
Distribution Map

Sonorella danielsi
Bear Canyon Talussnail [PDF, 46kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella delicata
Tollhouse Canyon Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella eremita
San Xavier Talussnail [PDF, 35kb]
Distribution Map
Photograph
Sonorella ferrissi
Dragoon Talussnail [PDF, 46kb]
Sonorella franciscana
St. Francis Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]

Sonorella galiurensis
Galiuro Talussnail [PDF, 46kb]
Distribution Map

Sonorella grahamensis
Pinaleno Tallussnail [PDF, 14kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella granulatissima
Ramsey Canyon Talussnail [PDF, 46kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella huachucana
Huachuca Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella imitator
Mimic Tallussnail [PDF, 14kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella imperatrix
Total Wreck Talussnail [PDF, 39kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella imperialis
Empire Mountain Talussnail [PDF, 39kb]
Sonorella insignis
Whetstone Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella macrophallus
Wet Canyon Talussnail [PDF, 59kb]
Distribution Map
Photograph
Sonorella magdalenensis
Sonoran Talussnail [PDF, 43kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella meadi
Agua Dulce Talussnail [PDF, 43kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella micra
Pygmy Sonorella [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella micromphala
Milk Ranch Talussnail [PDF, 39kb]
Sonorella mustang
Mustang Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella neglecta
Portal Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella odorata
Pungent Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Sonorella optata
Big Emigrant Talussnail [PDF, 44kb]
Distribution Map

Sonorella papagorum
Papago Talussnail []
Distribution Map - Tribal Lands

Sonorella parva
Little Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella rinconensis
Posta Quemada Talussnail [PDF, 44kb]
Distribution Map

Sonorella sabinoensis
Santa Catalina Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map

Sonorella santaritana
Agua Caliente Talussnail [PDF, 39kb]
Sonorella simmonsi
Picacho Talussnail [PDF, 44kb]
Sonorella sitiens
Las Guijas Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Sonorella superstitionis
Superstition Mountains Talussnail [PDF, 44kb]
Sonorella tryoniana
Sanford Talussnail [PDF, 44kb]
Sonorella vespertina
Evening Talussnail [PDF, 40kb]
Distribution Map - Tribal Lands
Sonorella virilis
Chiricahua Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella walkeri
Santa Rita Talussnail [PDF, 47kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella waltoni
Doubtful Canyon Talussnail [PDF, 46kb]
Distribution Map
Sonorella xanthenes
Kitt Peak Talussnail [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map - Tribal Lands
Speyeria nokomis coerulescens
Blue Silverspot Butterfly [PDF, 21kb]
Speyeria nokomis nitocris
Mountain Silverspot Butterfly [PDF, 43kb]
Distribution Map

Sphingicampa raspa
A Royal Moth [PDF, 14kb]
Distribution Map

Photograph

Sphinx smithi
A Sphinx Moth [PDF, 14kb]
Stenopelmatus navajo
Navajo Jerusalum Cricket [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map - Tribal Lands
Stygobromus arizonensis
Arizona Cave Amphipod [PDF, 34kb]
Distribution Map

Sympetrum signiferum
Spot-winged Meadowhawk [PDF, 15kb]
Distribution Map

Photograph_female  Photograph_male

Taenionema jacobii
A Stonefly [PDF, 56kb]
Thraulodes speciosus
A Mayfly [PDF, 56kb]
Thymoites minero
A Cave Obligate Spider [PDF, 56kb]
Tryonia gilae
Gila Tryonia [PDF, 46kb]
Distribution Map
Tryonia quitobaquitae
Quitobaquito Tryonia [PDF, 45kb]
Distribution Map
Tuberochernes ubicki
A Cave Obligate Pseudoscorpion [PDF, 56kb]
Distribution Map
 
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