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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Genus Archilestes

Archilestes grandis male - Archilestes grandis - male Damselfly - Archilestes californica - male Great Spreadwing - Archilestes grandis - male Greater Spreadwing Damselfly  - Archilestes grandis - male Damsel fly 091113 - Archilestes grandis - male Damselfly ID - Archilestes grandis California Spreadwing? - Archilestes californica - male Archilestes grandis - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Zygoptera (Damselflies)
Family Lestidae (Spreadwings)
Genus Archilestes
Other Common Names
USE: The Odonata of North America for Common Names
USE: The Odonata of North America for Scientific Names
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists two species in this genus, californica and grandis.
Internet References
Giff Beaton's page has a photograph of A. grandis.