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Family Lestidae Calvert 1901 (spread-winged damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata

PaleoDB taxon number: 190415

Full reference: P. P. Calvert. 1901. Odonata. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Neuroptera 17-72

Parent taxon: Lestoidea according to G. Bechly 2007

Sister taxa: Cerdanyagrion, Cretalestes, Daemhippus, Eolestidae, Lutetialestes, Perilestidae, Platycnemis cincuneguii, Pseudolestidae, Synlestidae

Subtaxa: Lestinae, Sympecmatinae

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Type: Lestes

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore