New York Natural Heritage Program
Rambur's Forktail
Ischnura ramburii (Selys, 1850)
Insects

New York State Distribution [-]
New York is close to the northern extent of the Rambur's Forktail's range). It has been confirmed from Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties since the 1990s (New York Natural Heritage Program 2010). Older records were from Staten Island and Suffolk county prior to the 1990s (Donnelly 1999). There is an unvouchered record from Cattaraugus County that should be explored with further survey effort.

Global Distribution [-]
Ischnura ramburii has been documented from northern South America northward through Central America and Islands in the Carribean, the Hawaiian Islands, and the southern United States eastward to the U.S. Atlantic coast and north to Maine (Donnelly 2004, Abbott 2010).
Best Places to See
• Jones Beach State Park (Nassau County)
• Unqua River (Nassau County)