Lilypad Forktail Ischnura kellicotti Williamson, 1898S3 (Watch list)  

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Lilypad Forktail (Ischnura kellicotti) is very closely associated with water lilies, and is seldom found away from ponds and lakes with this habitat present. Adults are usually found perching flat on lilypads, with the abdominal tip curved slightly down (Lam, 2004). In Maryland, this species is widely distributed, and is common on the coastal plain, while uncommon elsewhere in the state (Richard Orr's Dragonflies and Damselflies of Maryland and the District of Columbia).

There are 90 records in the project database.

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A male Lilypad Forktail in Wicomico Co., Maryland (7/26/2008). Photo by Steve Collins. (MBP list)

A male Lilypad Forktail in Chesterfield Co., South Carolina (5/5/2012). Photo by Dan Irizarry. (MBP list)

A female Lilypad Forktail in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2012). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A female Lilypad Forktail in Richmond Co., North Carolina (5/5/2011). Photo by Dan Irizarry. (MBP list)

A female Lilypad Forktail in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/19/2009). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Lilypad Forktails in wheel position in Howard Co., Maryland (8/20/2012). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Lilypad Forktail in Harford Co., Maryland (7/1/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Lilypad Forktail in Harford Co., Maryland (7/1/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Lilypad Forktail nymph in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/5/2018). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)


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