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Rambur's Forktail - Ischnura ramburii - male

Rambur's Forktail - Ischnura ramburii - Male
Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA
March 16, 2008
I think it is a Rambur's Forktail...

Please feel free to correct me though :)

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Rambur's Forktail - Ischnura ramburii - male Rambur's Forktail - Ischnura ramburii - male

Yes, Rambur's is correct - and male
with the thorax covered in mites. Many Odonata carry these around with them. You will see many images in the guide of damsels and dragons carrying mites.

 
It is almost as if
you answered before I clicked the "Submit" button :)
Thanks for the fast reply.

Have a great day...