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Species Lestes tenuatus - Blue-striped Spreadwing

Blue-striped Spreadwing, first (?) Texas record - Lestes tenuatus - male Blue-striped Spreadwing - Lestes tenuatus - male Blue-striped Spreadwing - Lestes tenuatus - 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 Lestes
Species tenuatus (Blue-striped Spreadwing)
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Rambur, 1842.
Range
Florida and recently (2008) found in south Texas
Internet References
Odonata of North America, Updated September 2007