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

Genus Archilestes

Archilestes Damselfly - Archilestes californica spread winged damselfly - Archilestes grandis Great Spreadwing? - Archilestes grandis Spreadwing Nymph - Archilestes grandis Lestidae - Archilestes grandis - male Big Damselfly - Archilestes grandis - male California Spreadwing - Archilestes californica - male Lestidae - Archilestes grandis - male - 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.