Eastern Forktail

Ischnura verticalis

The Eastern Forktail is a member of the damselfly family Coenagrionidae. The males are yellow-green with blue on the top of the eighth and ninth abdominal segments. The females may be orange, or less commonly yellow-green like the male. Flies from late June to early October.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderOdonata
FamilyCoenagrionidae
GenusIschnura
SpeciesI. verticalis