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American rubyspot

Hetaerina americana


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


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


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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