American Rubyspot (Hetaerina americana)




ILLINOIS: Kankakee Co; Island Park, Kankakee River - male - August 2021





TEXAS: Kinney Co; Fort Clark Springs, Las Moras Creek, NE section of property - males - June 2021


WISCONSIN: Rusk Co; Chippewa River at Scoles Landing - male - June 2021


TEXAS: Real Co; Big Springs Ranch - male - June 2018


ARIZONA: Greenlee Co; San Francisco River near Clifton - pair in copula - May 2018


ARIZONA: Greenlee Co; San Francisco River near Clifton - male - May 2018


CALIFORNIA: Mendocino Co; Mendocino National Forest, Black Creek near confluence with Eel River - male - June 2015


CALIFORNIA: Lassen Co; Modoc National Forest, Ash Creek at Ash Creek Campground - male - June 2015


UTAH: Beaver Co; Beaver River Restoration Area - teneral male - June 2015


ARIZONA: Santa Cruz Co; Sonoita Creek State Preserve - male - June 2015


TEXAS: Kinney Co; Fort Clark Springs, Las Moras Creek, near entrance - male - September 2013


TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Nueces River at TX 55 ("19 mile Crossing") - male - August 2013


NEW MEXICO: Catron Co; Gila National Forest, Tularosa River at FR 233 - male - September 2012


MISSOURI: Reynolds Co; Mark Twain National Forest, Sutton Bluff Campground on West Fork of Black River - male - June 2012


LOUISIANA: Washington Parish; Pushpetapah Creek at LA 21 near Varnado - male - April 2012


WYOMING:  Crook Co; Belle Fourche River at WY 14 - male - August 2011


TENNESSEE: Marshall Co; Duck River at Henry Horton State Park - male - June 2011


TENNESSEE: Monroe Co; Wildcat River Overlook on Tellico River - male - June 2011


ARIZONA: Santa Cruz Co; Pajarito Mountains, Sycamore Canyon - male - September 2010


ARIZONA: Graham Co; Gila Box Riparian Conservation Area, Bonita Creek - male - September 2010


NEBRASKA: Platte Co; Columbus, Pawnee Park on Loup River - male - August 2010

the two specimens below are probably Cryptic Rubyspots (H.calverti) - photo prior to species description of calverti


TEXAS: Val Verde Co; Del Rio, Moore Park on San Felipe Creek - near teneral male & female - 14 February 2010
(new early date for TX)


NEW MEXICO: Sandoval Co; Jemez River, the Bluffs Fishing Access - male - August 2009


specimen below is likely Cryptic Rubyspot (H.calverti)

TEXAS: Val Verde Co; Pecos River at Pandale - Male - June 2009


TEXAS: Brewster Co; Calamity Creek at TX 118 - Male - June 2009



TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Leona River at Ft. Inge Historic Park - Males - May 2009


TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Leona River at Ft. Inge Historic Park - female - May 2009


TEXAS: Uvalde Co; Leona River at Ft. Inge Historic Park - pair in copula - May 2009



TEXAS: Kinney Co; Pinto Creek at US 90 - male - May 2009


TEXAS: Edwards Co; Miller Creek at Nueces River - Male - July 2008

specimen below is like a Cryptic Rubyspot

TEXAS: Val Verde Co; Del Rio, San Felipe Springs/Moore Park - Male - July 2008


TEXAS: Real Co; Nueces River at McDonald's Crossing - Male - July 2008