Dragonfly Guide

Lestes numidicus

Samraoui, Weekers & Dumont, 2003

Algerian spreadwing

Late spreadwing

Description

A form of Lestes virens now on genetic grounds considered to be a species of it's own. Emerges later than L. virens, in August to late November.

Behaviour

Distribution

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Distribution map. Data from gbif.org

Endemic to Algeria but it's range might extend into Tunisia, Morocco and France.

Habitat

Sources