Fragile Forktail

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park; WMA - Wildlife Management Area.

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Species common name
Scientific name
Length (in inches; M and F if different) Flight season
Relative abundance
Habitat.


Fragile Forktail
Ischnura posita posita
M: 0.9-1.1" F: 0.8-1.1" 3 Apr — 7 Nov
Abundant
Habitat: Various aquatic habitats, still or slowly moving waters, partially shaded areas w/ thick vegetation. Tolerant of low oxygen levels.
Fragile Forktail (M)

Emerging
April 13, 2013
Centennial Park
Bonnie Ott

Fragile Forktail (M immature)

April 21, 2013
Western Regional Park
Bonnie Ott

Fragile Forktail (M immature)

Male
May 10, 2014
David Force WMA
Linda Hunt

Fragile Forktail (M)

Male
July 3,2005
Fulton Schools
Richard Orr

Fragile Forktail (M)

Male
September 9, 2012
Alpha Ridge Park
Bonnie Ott

Fragile Forktail (M immature)

Male (immature)
2004
Howard County
June Tveekrem

Fragile Forktail (F)

Female
April 29, 2012
Centennial Park
Annette Allor

Fragile Forktail (F)

Female
June 4, 2013
Daniels, PVSP
Linda Hunt

Fragile Forktail (F)

Female
September 9, 2012
Fox Chase
Bonnie Ott

Fragile Forktail (F)

Female
September 9, 2012
Alpha Ridge Park
Bonnie Ott