Pacific Forktail  (four photos)
Ischnura cervula
1.1  - 1.4 inches (22 - 34 mm)

male pacific forktail
Beautiful male Pacific Forktail in the Jordanelle wetlands in Wasatch County, Utah © Carol Davis, 6-28-2009

Male Pacific Forktail
Male Pacific Forktail at Strawberry Reservoir. © Carol Davis, 8-6-06

Male Pacific Forktail. © Carol Davis, 8-6-2006

Pacific Forktail immature female
Immature female Pacific Forktail at Salt Creek WMA in Box Elder County.  © Carol Davis, 6-4-06
According to Damselflies of the Southwest the immature females show a pinkish-orange eyespot.

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