Lilypad Forktail Damselfly 6-9-20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/9/20

Observation Time: 3:45 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond dam

Common Name: Lilypad forktail damselfly

Scientific Name: Ischnura kellicotti

Comments: A southern species that appears to have increased in Massachusetts lately. This specimen is the red form of the female. There is also a blue form. Males are bright blue.

More Information: Wisconsin Odonata Survey