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Spotted Spreadwing. Photo by Giff Beaton. Image subject to copyright.
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Lestes congener Hagen, 1861

Spotted Spreadwing

Federal Protection: No US federal protection

State Protection: No Georgia state protection

Global Rank: G5

State Rank: SNR

SWAP High Priority Species (SGCN): No

Element Occurrences (EOs) in Georgia: 1

Habitat Summary for element in Georgia: Semiaquatic: aquatic larvae, flying adults


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Abbott, J.C. 2006-2020. OdonataCentral: An online resource for the distribution and identification of Odonata. Available at . (Accessed: January 22, 2020).

Beaton, Giff. “Spotted Spreadwing (Lestes Congener).” INaturalist, www.inaturalist.org/observations/32913829.

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Spotted Spreadwing. Photo by Greg Lasley. Copyright © 2016 OdonataCentral. All Rights Reserved.