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

Genus Archilestes

Great Spreadwing - Archilestes grandis - male dragon/damsel fly - Archilestes californicus Damsel fly 091113 - Archilestes grandis - male Spread-wing Damselfly - Archilestes grandis - male California Spreadwing - Archilestes californicus - male Largish Damselfly - Archilestes grandis - female Spreadwing Damselfly - Archilestes grandis - female Spreadwing Damselfly but which one? California Spreadwing? - Archilestes californicus - 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.