Damselflies: Fragile Forktail

Photo of Fragile Forktail (female)

Fragile Forktails (Ischnura posita) are such small damselflies that you may need tune your vision in order to notice them. But, once you have, their diagnostic markings allow for easy identification. Just notice the "exclamation mark" pattern on the thorax (green on males; blue on females), a unique pattern among New England damsels.

Photo of Fragile Forktail (male)

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