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These photos - taken September 23, 2016 - document the first occurrence of Brimstone Clubtail Stylurus intricatus in Texas for nineteen years. Credit goes to Troy Hibbitts, who found this species on September 10, 2016 along the Rio Grande in the same general location but on a stretch of the river that is in New Mexico. This news spurred me to visit an area in Texas near to Troy's discovery that I had searched in vain in June 2012, where this time I was successful:

Male #1:






Male #2:






Male #3:





Female #1:





Female #2:





This is an example of the habitat in which the Brimsones were found near the Rio Grande in northwestern El Paso: