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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Species Lestes forficula - Rainpool Spreadwing

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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 forficula (Rainpool Spreadwing)
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Rambur, 1842.
Internet References
Odonata of North America, Updated September 2007