Lilypad Forktail Damselfly – 7/2/11

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 7/2/11

Observation Time: 5:15 p.m.

Observation Location: Borderland State Park

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: Odonata Central

Lilypad Forktail Damselfly