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American Rubyspot

Hetaerina americana


A large damselfly, of the family Calopterygidae (the Broad-Winged Damsels). Red coloring on the base of the wings, the abdomen has a green metallic sheen above, and is marked by pale rings near the nodes between segments.


Found along a small slow-flowing creek.

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Austin, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 12, 2014
Submitted on Apr 13, 2014


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