Damselfly/Dragonfly Fieldmark Details
Ischnura ramburii (Ramburs Forktail) - male Place mouse over blue text to show highlights
Ischnura ramburii (Ramburs Forktail)
Length 1.1-1.4 inches. The mature male Ramburs Forktail is green and black. Its distinguishing feature is the coloring on the tip of the abdomen.

The eyes are black on top with blue-green eye spots and blue-green below.

The thorax is black on top with green unbroken shoulder stripes and green below.

The abdomen is dark with segment 8 completely blue and segment 9 and 10 are only blue on the bottom.

August 2009 - Prime Hook NWR, DE. Range SE US and up coast to MA.