Lestoidea

Common flatwing Austroargiolestes icteromelas, copyright James Niland.


Belongs within: Zygoptera.

The Lestoidea are a group of mostly green damselflies with wing venation including aligned postnodal and postsubnodal crossveins.

<==Lestoidea [Lestomorpha] RP02
    |--Cretacoenagrionidae RP02
    |--Chorismagrion WO91 [Chorismagrionidae TH06, Chorismagrioninae]
    |    `--C. risi Morton 1914 TH06
    |--Synlestidae [Synlestinae] WO91
    |    |--Phylolestes L88
    |    |--Episynlestes TH06
    |    |    |--E. albicauda (Tillyard 1913) TH06
    |    |    |--E. cristatus Watson & Moulds 1977 TH06
    |    |    `--E. intermedius Theischinger & Watson 1985 TH06
    |    `--Synlestes TH06
    |         |--S. selysi Tillyard 1917 TH06
    |         |--S. tropicus Tillyard 1917 TH06
    |         `--S. weyersii Seleys 1869 TH06
    |              |--S. w. weyersii TH06
    |              |--S. w. nigrescens TH06
    |              `--S. w. tillyardi TH06
    |--Lestidae TH06
    |    |--Lestes [Lestinae] WO91
    |    |    |--L. concinnus Hagen 1862 TH06
    |    |    |--L. nympha K01
    |    |    |--L. praemorsa SL89
    |    |    `--L. sponsa (Hansemann 1823) FB03
    |    `--Sympecmatinae WO91
    |         |--Indolestes WO91
    |         |    |--I. alleni (Tillyard 1913) TH06
    |         |    |--I. boninensis Asahina 1952 I92
    |         |    |--I. obiri Watson 1979 TH06
    |         |    `--I. tenuissimus (Tillyard 1906) TH06
    |         `--Austrolestes WO91
    |              |--A. aleison Watson & Moulds 1979 TH06
    |              |--A. analis (Rambur 1842) TH06
    |              |--A. annulosus (Selys 1862) TH06
    |              |--A. aridus (Tillyard 1908) TH06
    |              |--A. cingulatus (Burmeister 1839) TH06
    |              |--A. colensonis (White 1846) HL02
    |              |--A. insularis Tillyard 1913 TH06
    |              |--A. io (Selys 1862) TH06
    |              |--A. leda (Selys 1862) TH06
    |              |--A. minjerriba Watson 1979 TH06
    |              `--A. psyche (Hagen 1862) TH06
    `--Megapodagrionidae WO91
         |  i. s.: Miniargiolestes minimus (Tillyard 1908) TH06
         |         Archiargiolestes TH06
         |           |--A. parvulus (Watson 1977) TH06
         |           |--A. pusillissimus Kennedy 1925 TH06
         |           `--A. pusillus (Tillyard 1908) TH06
         |         Griseargiolestes TH06
         |           |--G. albescens (Tillyard 1913) TH06
         |           |--G. bucki Theischinger 1998 TH06
         |           |--G. eboracus (Tillyard 1913) TH06
         |           |--G. fontanus (Tillyard 1913) TH06
         |           |--G. griseus (Hagen 1862) TH06
         |           |--G. intermedius (Tillyard 1913) TH06
         |           `--G. metallicus (Sjöstedt 1917) TH06
         `--Argiolestinae WO91
              |--Podopteryx selysi (Förster 1899) WO91, TH06
              |--Argiolestes OW74
              |    |--A. alpinus OW74
              |    |--A. griseus O70
              |    |--A. icteromelas O70
              |    |    |--A. i. icteromelas O70
              |    |    `--A. i. nobilis O70
              |    `--A. minimus ASD05
              `--Austroargiolestes WO91
                   |--A. alpinus (Tillyard 1913) TH06
                   |--A. amabilis (Förster 1899) TH06
                   |--A. aureus (Tillyard 1916) TH06
                   |--A. brookhousei Theischinger & O’Farrell 1986 TH06
                   |--A. calcaris (Fraser 1958) TH06
                   |--A. christine Theischinger & O’Farrell 1986 TH06
                   |--A. chrysoides (Tillyard 1913) TH06
                   |--A. elke Theischinger & O’Farrell 1986 TH06
                   |--A. icteromelas (Selys 1862) TH06
                   |    |--A. i. icteromelas TH06
                   |    `--A. i. nigrolabiatus TH06
                   `--A. isabellae Theischinger & O’Farrell 1986 TH06

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[ASD05] Armstrong, K. N., A. W. Storey & P. M. Davies. 2005. Effects of catchment clearing and sedimentation on macroinvertebrate communities of cobble habitat in freshwater streams of southwestern Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 88 (1): 1–11.

[FB03] Fleck, G., G. Bechly, X. Martínez-Delclòs, E. Jarzembowski, R. Coram & A. Nel. 2003. Phylogeny and classification of the Stenophlebioptera (Odonata: Epiproctophora). Annales de la Societe Entomologique de France 39 (1): 55–93.

[HL02] Haacks, M., & A. Lehmann. 2002. Some observations on dragonflies (Insecta: Odonata) throughout New Zealand. Weta 24: 13–17.

[I92] Iwahashi, J. (ed.) 1992. Reddo Deeta Animaruzu: a pictorial of Japanese fauna facing extinction. JICC: Tokyo.

[K01] Klapálek, F. 1901. Neuropteroidák [Neuropteroiden]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 203–221. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[L88] Liebherr, J. K. 1988. General patterns in West Indian insects, and graphical biogeographic analysis of some circum-Caribbean Platynus beetles (Carabidae). Systematic Zoology 37 (4): 385–409.

[O70] O’Farrell, A. F. 1970. Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers pp. 241–261. Melbourne University Press.

[OW74] O’Farrell, A. F., & J. A. L. Watson. 1974. Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers. Supplement 1974 pp. 35–36.Melbourne University Press.

[RP02] Rasnitsyn, A. P., & L. N. Pritykina. 2002. Superorder Libellulidea Laicharting, 1781. Order Odonata Fabricius, 1792. The dragonflies. In: Rasnitsyn, A. P., & D. L. J. Quicke (eds) History of Insects pp. 97–104. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht.

[SL89] Selys Longchamps, E. de. 1889. Odonates de Sumatra comprenant les espèces recueillies à Pulo Nias par M. le D.r E. Modigliani. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a, 7: 444–484.

[TH06] Theischinger, G., & J. Hawking. 2006. The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood (Victoria).

[WO91] Watson, J. A. L., & A. F. O’Farrell. 1991. Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers 2nd ed. vol. 1 pp. 294–310. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

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