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Calopterygidae(Family) - Hetaerina americana
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June 4, 2006- Lat 39°53' 36.71" N Long 111°53'21.35" W. Elev. 4861, Goshen Canyon, Utah County, Utah
1.4 - 2 inches long, abdomen bronze / brown with tan, thin rings between segments and pale side stripes. The top of the thorax is dark red, from the side the base color of the thorax is pale with two dark reddish stripes. The eyes and head look dark red to brown. The wings are ruby-red from the base outward for approximately one-third of the wing. The wing also shows a small brownish stigma.
Information from "Common Dragonflies of the Southwest" by Kathy Biggs
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