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Furtive Forktail maybe?? - Ischnura prognata - male

Furtive Forktail maybe?? - Ischnura prognata - Male
Hilton Head, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
April 1, 2012
I think this is a Furtive Forktail....large and slender, Blue only on S9. My guides seem to indicate that the Rambur's aren't in my area until later in May and it doesn't seem to have enough blue for that one. Any thoughts?

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I agree, but...
I'm no expert! If Rambur's S8 would be all blue. Looks like Furtive in my Dunkle guide to FL, and the Paulson guide, which says "If size and shape not sufficient, presence of blue only on S9 is a good mark for males."

 
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I appreciate your reply! Thanks for the help. Carol

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