Hetaerina sempronia Hagen in Selys, 1853Calopterygidae
Male appendages, dorsal view
Male appendages, lateral view
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Male identification:

  • With stigma.
  • Smoky wing tips.
  • Straight lower appendage.

Female identification:

  • With stigma.
  • Thoracic markings coppery-purple to metallic-red.
  • Postclypeus metallic green.

Size: Large

Body length: 44.0-52.0

Local distribution: Atlantic slope at 800 - 1200 m.

Habitat: Small streams in forest.

Species range in Middle America: Mexico to Panama, South America

Male abdomen length: 39

Female abdomen length: 31

Female hindwing length: 28

Updated: 7 August 2009

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