Four Spreadwings

The four common species of Lestes (spreadwings) in the Northwest

four common spreadwings

All males, from left:

Spotted Spreadwing, Lestes congener
male, Lake Creek, N of Odessa, Lincoln Co., WA; 12 July 1997

Northern Spreadwing, Lestes disjunctus
male, beaver pond below Mud Lake, Ferry Co., WA; 13 July 1997

Lyre-tipped Spreadwing, Lestes unguiculatus
male, Lake Creek, N of Odessa, Lincoln Co., WA; 12 July 1997

Emerald Spreadwing, Lestes dryas
male, Summit Lake, Okanogan Co., WA; 14 July 1997

 

four common spreadwings

All males, from left:

Northern Spreadwing, Lestes disjunctus
male, beaver pond below Mud Lake, Ferry Co., WA; 13 July 1997

Lyre-tipped Spreadwing, Lestes unguiculatus
male, Lake Creek, N of Odessa, Lincoln Co., WA; 12 July 1997

Emerald Spreadwing, Lestes dryas
male, Summit Lake, Okanogan Co., WA; 14 July 1997

Spotted Spreadwing, Lestes congener
male, Lake Creek, N of Odessa, Lincoln Co., WA; 12 July 1997