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Photo#1235268
Emerald - Synchlora aerata - male

Emerald - Synchlora aerata - Male
Cheyenne Mtn State Park, El Paso County, Colorado, USA
June 4, 2016
Size: ~20mm
The very jagged lines and white wing veins are leading me toward S. frondaria, but that would be a record for CO. I'm not sure that species has red on the edge of the wing like this one either. Any ideas?

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Moved from Emeralds.

Wavy-lined Emerald?
Your photo is somewhat underexposed, but from what I can detect I can say that this is not a Synchlora frondaria (lines not jagged enough and take different tracks across the wings). A better fit, in my opinion, would be #7058 Synchlora aerata that may sometimes have a reddish tinged costa like this one.

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