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Blue Damselfy A small blue damselfly hanging out in the grass on a damp morning. Geotagged,Ischnura ramburii,Rambur's forktail,United States,damselfly,lake apopka Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Blue Damselfy

A small blue damselfly hanging out in the grass on a damp morning.

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  1. An absolute beauty indeed, and a species intro! #123 to be exact: http://www.jungledragon.com/wildlife/browse/animalia/arthropoda/insecta/odonata Posted 5 years ago

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Rambur's forktail is a member of the damselfly family Coenagrionidae. Males are green with blue on abdominal segments 8 and 9. Females are orange-red, olive green, or similar to males in coloration. This is the most widespread New World ''Ischnura'', occurring throughout the Americas from the United States to Chile, as well as Hawaii and the Antilles.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Jan 14, 2015. Captured Sep 20, 2014 11:34 in 22526 Carolyn Lane, Astatula, FL 34705, USA.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T3
  • f/8.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 250mm