Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Lestidae - Spreadwings

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Odonata - Dragonflies and Damselflies
Suborder Zygoptera - Damselflies
Family Lestidae - Spreadwings

Genus Archilestes
Species californicus - California Spreadwing
Species grandis - Great Spreadwing
Genus Lestes
Species alacer - Plateau Spreadwing
Species australis - Southern Spreadwing
Species congener - Spotted Spreadwing
Species disjunctus - Northern Spreadwing
Species dryas - Emerald Spreadwing
Species eurinus - Amber-winged Spreadwing
Species forcipatus - Sweetflag Spreadwing
Species forficula - Rainpool Spreadwing
Species inaequalis - Elegant Spreadwing
Species rectangularis - Slender Spreadwing
Species sigma - Chalky Spreadwing
Species spumarius - Antillean Spreadwing
Species stultus - Black Spreadwing
Species tenuatus - Blue-striped Spreadwing
Species unguiculatus - Lyre-tipped Spreadwing
Species vidua - Carolina Spreadwing
Species vigilax - Swamp Spreadwing