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Genus Ischnura - Forktails

Fragile resting - Ischnura posita Pacific Forktail Damselfly; - Ischnura cervula - male Blue Damselfly - Ischnura cervula Ischnura verticalis - Eastern Forktail - Ischnura verticalis - male Fragile Fortail(?) - Ischnura posita Rambur's Forktail - Ischnura ramburii - male Ischnura verticalis - male Fragile Forktail - Ischnura posita
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Zygoptera (Damselflies)
Family Coenagrionidae (Narrow-winged Damselflies)
Genus Ischnura (Forktails)
Other Common Names
USE: The Odonata of North America for Common Names
USE: The Odonata of North America for Scientific Names