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

Genus Archilestes

Striped Dragonfly - Archilestes grandis pair of Great Spreadwings - Archilestes grandis - male - female Great Spreadwing - Archilestes grandis - male Spreadwing-7745 - Archilestes grandis Spreadwing - Archilestes grandis - female Damselfly ID - Archilestes grandis Damsefly for ID - Archilestes grandis - female Spreadwing Damselfly - 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.