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

Genus Archilestes

Which Odonate? - Archilestes grandis Rosy California Spreadwing - Archilestes californica - female Dragon - Archilestes grandis - male Brown-eyed Male CA Spreadwing - Archilestes californica - male California Spreadwing - Archilestes californica - male Female CA Spreadwing - Archilestes californica - female Odonate larva - Archilestes grandis dragonfly - Archilestes grandis - 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.