Lestes pallidus

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Lestes pallidus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Family: Lestidae
Genus: Lestes
Species: L. pallidus
Binomial name
Lestes pallidus
Rambur, 1842

Lestes pallidus is a species of damselfly in the family Lestidae, the spreadwings. Its common names include pallid spreadwing and pale spreadwing. It is native to Africa, where it is widespread. It lives around pools and streams.[1]


  1. ^ Boudot, J., et al. 2013. Lestes pallidus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 January 2016.

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