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Species Lestes alacer - Plateau Spreadwing

Plateau Spreadwings (Lestes alacer) - Lestes alacer Unknown Spreadwing - Lestes alacer Spreadwing - Lestes alacer Plateau Spreadwing - Lestes alacer - male Plateau Spreadwing - Lestes alacer - male Lestes alacer_Plateau Spreadwing 2 - Lestes alacer - female Plateau Spreadwing - Lestes alacer - male Plateau Spreadwing - Lestes alacer - 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 Lestes
Species alacer (Plateau Spreadwing)
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Hagen, 1861.
Internet References
Odonata of North America, Updated September 2007