Rambur’s Forktail damselfly (female)

The following photos show a Rambur’s Forktail damselfly (Ischnura ramburii) spotted along the shore of Accotink Bay. This individual is the orange-red heteromorph female.

Females orange-red, olive green, or may look like males. Source Credit: Wikipedia.


Habitat: Accotink Bay Wildlife Refuge, a 1,200 acre preserve located at Army Garrison Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia USA.

Special thanks to Mr. Chris Hobson, Natural Areas Zoologist with the Virginia Natural Heritage Program, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, for kindly allowing Project Noah spotter “Louisa” and me to tag along on one of his wildlife surveys!

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