Nebraska Dragonflies and Damselflies
The male American Rubyspot has a metallic red head and thorax and a dull metallic green abdomen. The inner 1/3 of the wing is also red.
Green indicates accepted county record (specimen or photograph).
Size: 40-46 mm (1.6-1.8 in)
Habitat: edges of gently flowing, sunny streams and rivers
Great Plains Range: TX, OK, KS, NE, SD, ND, NM, CO, WY, MT, MO, IA, MN
Flight season: early May to mid October
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