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Ebony Jewelwing - Calopteryx maculata - female

Ebony Jewelwing - Calopteryx maculata - Female
Dunn's Creek State Park, Florida, USA
May 7, 2004
Iridescent blue-green thorax, brown abdomen.
Possibly Calopteryx maculata female?

Yes, Calopteryx maculata
I've convinced myself this must be a female Calopteryx maculata. The broad dark wings are characteristic of this genus. There are only two species in FL, and this one can be distinguished from the other by the shape of the wings. In the other one the wing lines are more parallel. I gleaned all this from Dunkle. (1)

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