Lestoidea (superfamily)

Lestoidea (superfamily)
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Superfamily: Lestoidea
Calvert, 1901[1]

Lestoidea is a superfamily of damselflies of the order Odonata.[2]


It is important to distinguish the genus Lestoidea from superfamily Lestoidea. They have the same spelling, but the superfamily is based on the genus Lestes.

See also


  1. ^ Dijkstra, K.D.B.; et al. (2013). "The classification and diversity of dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata). In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal Biodiversity: An Outline of Higher-level Classification and Survey of Taxonomic Richness (Addenda 2013)". Zootaxa. 3703 (1): 36–45. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3703.1.9. hdl:10072/61365.
  2. ^ "Superfamily LESTOIDEA". Australian Faunal Directory. Australian Biological Resources Study. 2014. Retrieved 4 April 2017.

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