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Flatwings
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Common Flatwing
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Zygoptera
Family: Megapodagrionidae
Genus: Austroargiolestes
Kennedy, 1925
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Austroargiolestes is a genus of damselflies in the subfamily Argiolestinae of the family Megapodagrionidae. They are commonly known as Flatwings; unlike many other damselflies, at rest their wings are spread out flat.

They are medium-sized dragonflies with bronze-black colouring and pale markings. Species of Austroargiolestes are endemic to eastern Australia.

Species

The genus Austroargiolestes includes the following species:

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