Calopteryx maculata

(Ebony Jewelwing)

Calopteryx maculata is by far the most commonly encountered member of its genus; it occurs at a variety of streams, from very small to quite large, and is usually associated with shade. Likely to be found throughout Alabama and Mississippi.


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Calopteryx maculata, male

ALABAMA, Calhoun County

Calopteryx maculata, female

GEORGIA, Oglethorpe County

Calopteryx maculata, nymph

ALABAMA, Calhoun County