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Hetaerina hebe Selys, 1853 (Brazil)

The latest 5 posted photos:

Jiri Hodecek
  Erythemis attala (Peru)
Jiri Hodecek
  Erythemis peruviana (Peru)
Paul Cools
  Pantala flavescens (Gambia)
Jonas v. Tschirnhaus
  Rialla villosa (Argentina)
Jonas v. Tschirnhaus
  Macrothemis pseudimitans (Mexico)

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