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American rubyspot

Hetaerina americana

Description:

This small damselflies is named for the conspicuous deep red spots at the base of its wings.

Habitat:

This damselfly was flying around and resting on bosque vegetation along the riverbank.

Notes:

There were large numbers of these damselflies. They appear to prefer plants such as coyote willows that overhang the actual river.

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Graham Monroe
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Graham Monroe

New Mexico, USA

Spotted on Jun 16, 2017
Submitted on Jun 17, 2017

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