American Rubyspot

Hetaerina americana

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The American rubyspot (Hetaerina americana) is a damselfly of the family Calopterygidae. Males have a lustrous red head and thorax. The abdomen of both genders is brilliant green. The female may have either green or copper colored marks on the thorax.

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  1. (c) Greg Lasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/455402
  2. (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Judy Gallagher, https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/19723679
  3. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hetaerina_americana

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