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Genus Archilestes

Spreadwing - Archilestes grandis Spreadwing Nymph - Archilestes grandis Archilestes grandis (Greater Spreadwing Damselfly) - Archilestes grandis - female Great Spreadwing? - Archilestes grandis - male Greater Spreadwing Damselfly  - Archilestes grandis - male Spread-wing Damselfly - Archilestes grandis - male Female Great Gpreadwing - Archilestes grandis - female Lestes cogener? - Archilestes californica - male
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.