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Damselfly - Ischnura ramburii - male

Damselfly - Ischnura ramburii - Male
Plantation, Fort Lauderdale County, Florida, USA
September 18, 2006
Couldn't find this coloration in the guide after 40 pages.. I gave up.. LOL


This could be in a field guide.

Rambur's Forktail?
Based on the patterning of S8 & S9, I'd have to go with Rambur's Forktail. The abdomen coloration seems to support this. You have a male here.


I believe...
Look in the guide at eastern forktail. Male

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