Notes on the Odonates of NC
1 records
Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments Record Type
1 Furtive Forktail [Ischnura prognata] Buncombe 2019-05-24 Jason Love, Sam McCoy, Palmer Dangerfield 1 Sandy Bottom Wetland Preserve - I.D. based on size (larger than most forktails) and only S9 blue (hard to tell from picture). Overall very long and slender thorax and abdomen, blue on S9, and frayed cerci. Male. For reference, the width of my finger in the pic is 1/2 of an inch. Part of an effort to inventory butterflies and odonates at the Sandy Bottom Wetland Preserve in cooperation with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission and UNC-Asheville. Also submitted to iNaturalist: Photo online