Spotted Spreadwing - Lestes congener (Hagen, 1861)

This is a species of concern. Please report any encounters to Odonata Central.

Range & Habitat:

Reported from scattered locations. As with a number of other spreadwings, the spotty records may relate more to lack of study than the critter's range.


Flight Season:
Early Date: 6 July
Late Date: 21 November

Flight season charts created from records in the official database maintained by Allen Barlow.

Male Lateral - Photo by Jim Bangma
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Conservation Status:
State: S2S3 Rare to imperiled in New Jersey
Global: G5 Secure globally, but possibly rare in parts of its range