Hetaerina majuscula Selys, 1853
CalopterygidaeRuby spots

Male
Male
Appendages- dorsal view
Appendages- dorsal view
Female
Female
Appendages- lateral view
Appendages- lateral view



Field marks
  Stigma present
  Lower appendage very short
  Large size

Similar species
Hetaerina capitalis

Habitat: Small to medium clear streams in forest.

Local distribution: Atlantic slope at 1100-1600 m (Penas Blancas); Pacific slope at 1100-1600 m (San Luis).

Abundance: Common

Species range: Cost Rica

Comments: Overlaps broadly with H. cruentata, but prefers more forested rivers and streams.

Phenology: A: 3-4, 8, 10; P: 3-7, 11



Credits: Images and text copyright 2007, William A. Haber, http://efg.cs.umb.edu/