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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Odonatoptera
Cladus: Holodonata
Ordo: Odonata
Subordo: Zygoptera
Superfamilia: Calopterygoidea

Familia: Argiolestidae
Subfamiliae: Argiolestinae - Podolestinae

Argiolestidae Fraser, 1957

Dijkstra, K.-D.B., Kalkman, V.J., Dow, R.A., Stokvis, F.R. & Tol, J. van 2014. Redefining the damselfly families: a comprehensive molecular phylogeny of Zygoptera (Odonata). Systematic Entomology 39(1): 68–96. DOI: 10.1111/syen.12035 Open access. Reference page.

Argiolestidae is a family of flat-wing damselflies in the order Odonata. There are at least 20 genera and more than 160 described species in Argiolestidae.[1]

Allolestes Selys, 1869
Archiargiolestes Kennedy, 1925
Argiolestes Selys, 1862
Austroargiolestes Kennedy, 1925
Caledargiolestes Kennedy, 1925
Caledopteryx Kennedy, 1925
Celebargiolestes Kennedy, 1925
Eoargiolestes Kalkman & Theischinger, 2013
Griseargiolestes Theischinger, 1998
Luzonargiolestes Kalkman & Theischinger, 2013
Metagrion Calvert, 1913
Miniargiolestes Theischinger, 1998
Nesolestes Selys, 1891
Neurolestes Selys, 1882
Podolestes Selys, 1862
Podopteryx Selys, 1871
Pyrrhargiolestes Kalkman & Theischinger, 2013
Solomonargiolestes Kalkman & Theischinger, 2013
Trineuragrion Ris, 1915
Wahnesia Förster, 1900


"World Odonata List". Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound. 2018. Retrieved 2019-05-24.

Further reading

Kalkman, V. J. (2013). Studies on phylogeny and biogeography of damselflies (Odonata) with emphasis on the Argiolestidae (PhD). Leiden University. hdl:1887/22953.
Steinmann, Henrik (1997). Wermuth, Heinz; Fischer, Maximilian (eds.). World Catalogue of Odonata, Volume I: Zygoptera. Das Tierreich. Vol. 110. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 978-3-11-014933-3.

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