Lestes peisinoe Heer 1849 (spread-winged damselfly)

Insecta - Odonata - Lestidae

Alternative combination: Agrion (Lestes) peisinoe

Full reference: O. Heer. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Henschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflügler, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen 1-264

Belongs to Lestes according to A. Nel and J. C. Paicheler 1994

See also Hagen 1850, Heer 1849 and Kirby 1890

Sister taxa: Lestes aquisextana, Lestes arvernus, Lestes brisaci, Lestes ceresti, Lestes conexus, Lestes datangensis, Lestes dianacompteae, Lestes forsterii, Lestes irenea, Lestes leucosia, Lestes ligea, Lestes lutzi, Lestes plicata, Lestes regina, Lestes sieblosiformis, Lestes statzi, Lestes vicina, Lestes zalesskyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Oeningen (unspecified coll), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany

Ecology: fast-moving volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Oeningen (unspecified coll)

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