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Damselfly -? - Ischnura verticalis

Damselfly -? - Ischnura verticalis
8 miles North of Goodwell, Texas County, Oklahoma, USA
June 7, 2010
Size: 25 mm

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Moved from Damselflies.

Eastern Forktail - Ischnura verticalis (male)
Per Paulson (1) -
(a) The male Ischnura verticalis lacks the tiny green spots that are present on either side of the prothorax in I. demorsa and I. perparva.
(b) I. verticalis has the lower fork of the paraproct distinctly longer and projecting
while in I. demorsa the upper fork is the longest.
In my opinion your image of the terminal appendages matches up with I. verticalis.

Thanks William Edwards for the ID,
I have about given up as to finding what it might be!

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