Electronic Field Guide Project

William A. Haber
University of Massachusetts, Boston


Drangonflies of Monteverde, Costa Rica

Rubyspot Damselflies (Hetaerina)

Scientific nameAbundance. Local distributionmalefemale
Hetaerina caja UncommonPacific lowlands, 50 to 200 m (Sardinal).Het/Hetaerina-caja-m-1703-12.jpgHet/Hetaerina-caja-f-1704-12.jpg
Hetaerina capitalis CommonPacific slope at 300-1330 m (Sardinal to Monteverde); 600-1200 m on Atlantic slope (Rio Chiquito, Penas Blancas).Het/Hetaerina-capitatus-m-1666-2-12.jpgHet/Hetaerina-capitalis-f-1048-1-12.jpg
Hetaerina cruentata CommonFrom 600 to 1600 m on Atlantic slope (Rio Chiquito, Penas Blancas); Pacific slope at 1100-1600 m (San Luis, Monteverde).Het/Hetaerina-cruentata-mf-1762-1763-1-3.jpgHet/Hetaerina-cruentata-f-1412-12.jpg
Hetaerina fuscoguttata RarePacific slope at 280-400 m.Het/Hetaerina-fuscoguttata-m-1682-2-12.jpgHet/Hetaerina-fuscoguttata-f-1492-12.jpg
Hetaerina majuscula CommonAtlantic slope at 1100-1600 m (Penas Blancas); Pacific slope at 1100-1600 m (San Luis).Het/Hetaerina-majuscula-m-1443-1-12.jpgHet/Hetaerina-majuscula-f-760-3-12.jpg
Hetaerina miniata UncommonAtlantic slope at 50-200 m.Het/Hetaerina_miniataM-LS-12.jpgHet/Not available-m-bw-3.jpg
Hetaerina occisa AbundantAtlantic slope at 600 m; Pacific slope at 75-620 m (Sardinal to Finca San Luis).Het/Hetaerina-occisa-m-1500-12.jpgHet/Hetaerina-occisa-f-1506-12.jpg
Hetaerina pilula RareNot yet recorded from the Monteverde region.Het/Not available-m-bw-3.jpgHet/Not available-m-bw-3.jpg
Hetaerina sempronia RareAtlantic slope at 800 m (Penas Blancas).Het/Hetaerina-sempronia-m-1758-2-12.jpgHet/Hetaerina-sempronia-f-424-12.jpg
Hetaerina titia UncommonNot yet recorded from the Monteverde region.Het/Hetaerina-titia-m-389-Belen-1-12.jpgHet/Hetaerina-titia-f-449-1-12.jpg

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

Ceated: 16 Dec 2018 Updated: 16 Dec 2018