3 edition of Notes on the life history and ecology of the dragonflies (Odonata) of central California and Nevada. found in the catalog.
Notes on the life history and ecology of the dragonflies (Odonata) of central California and Nevada.
Clarence Hamilton Kennedy
Written in English
|LC Classifications||Q11 .U55 vol. 52|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. 52, p. 483-635.|
|Number of Pages||635|
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Notes On The Life History And Ecology Of The Dragonflies, Odonata, Of Central California And Nevada (). Download RIS citation. TY - JOUR TI - Notes on the life history and ecology of the dragonflies (Odonata) of Washington and Oregon T2 - Proceedings of the United States National by: A dense, but well-written and information-filled book about the Odonata, the Order of Insects that includes the Dragonflies and Damselflies.
A good chunk of the data is contained in tables at the end of the book, but most of the entries in the tables are well explained and explored within the main body of text.5/5.
"This book will be the standard encyclopaedia of the ecologty and behaviour of dragonflies for a long time." Dick Groenendijk "This book is undoubtedly the definitive work on the behaviour and ecology of dragonflies; there is no precedent with which to compare it and I doubt that there will be for many years to : Damselflies of Alberta.
Flying Neon Toothpicks in the Grass. by Acorn, John. pp, ISBN: softcover; this book is a mix of natural history and some identification; all 22 species of damselflies are addressed with pages of text that focuses primarily on habitat, behaviors and, other natural history aspects; descriptions are provided for males and females with some notes.
The book is beautifully illustrated and comprehensive guide to the taxonomy and ecology of dragonflies in North, Middle, and South America.
This volume provides fully illustrated and up-to-date keys for all dragonfly genera with descriptive text for each genus, accompanied over 1, diagnostic illustrations, including wing patterns. Life History & Ecology. Dragonflies and damselflies are predaceous both as immatures and adults.
The adults are quick, agile fliers that are generally considered beneficial because they feed on large numbers of small, flying insects like gnats and mosquitos. : Dragonflies (The New Naturalist) (Collins New Naturalist) () by Corbet, Philip S.; Longfield, Cynthia; Moore, N.
and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(1). The Natural History of Ireland’s Dragonflies The opening pages deal with odonate history and the Irish history, life cycle ecology, ‘DragonflyIreland’ project and its results, biogeography and a checklist.
The section on the Irish history of odonate study is quite interesting with some nice insights and data about Mary Ball one of the. Season of the Dragonflies was one book that I had just expected to fall in love with.
I love magical realism and I love Sarah Addison Allen's books (which this book was compared to), so I thought all of those elements would /5.
This is a great book which covers many aspects of the life of the damsel and dragonflies with a good broad range of genera and species illustrated by many quality colour photos.
This book enchantingly illustrates and brings to life the global diversity of the Odonata and should be on the book shelves of all naturalists and Odonata fans alike.
Introduction. The history of odonatology, entomologists and especially odonatologists may celebrate the th anniversary of one of the pioneer books in odonatology, The Biology of Dragonflies (Tillyard a).This book is the first to compile detailed information on the morphology, anatomy, taxonomy and natural history of odonates and thus presents the Cited by: 2.
This outstanding monograph presents a critical review of information, published and unpublished, worldwide, on the behaviour and ecology of dragonflies in all stages of the life cycle for both physical and biotic environments.
Information about tropical and temperate species in functional and evolutionary contexts is skilfully integrated and facts and ideas are reviewed in the context. Dragonflies and Damselflies documents the latest advances in odonate biology and relates these to a broader ecological and evolutionary research agenda.
Despite being one of the smallest insect orders, dragonflies offer a number of advantages for both laboratory and field studies. In fact, they have been crucial to the advancement of our understanding of insect 5/5(1).
Damselfly and Dragonfly Life List. This is my list of all the dragonflies and damselflies I have photographed and attempted to identify.
Dragonflies and damselflies, the Odonata order, like birds and butterflies, exist just about everywhere, but appear inconsistently everywhere they makes them equally intriguing as a traveler's game in identification. Dragonflies from the Okavango swamps (Botswana, Southern Africa) in winter.
Cordulegaster insignis (Schneider, ) in Bulgaria with notes on its biology and ecology. The dragonfly fauna of the Shivapuri Hills, Nepal (Odonata: zygoptera, Anisozygoptera, anisoptera). The composition and history of Siberian odonate fauna.
: Hardcover. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dragonflies: Behaviour and Ecology of Odonata This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.
The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Contrasting life-history strategies of long versus short pre-reproductive phases are known in adult dragonflies (Odonata) of temperate regions.
Because the long-phase species spend a longer time in terrestrial habitats such as grasslands or woodlands during their pre-reproductive phase, we hypothesized that long-phase species would be more Cited by: About this book.
Dragonflies (Odonata), represented by over known species, are unique insects. In more than one feature they differ, at the very first glance, from all other insect superorders including their nearest allies, the mayflies (Ephemeropteroidea).
A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata, infraorder Anisoptera (from Greek ἄνισος anisos, "unequal" and πτερόν pteron, "wing", because the hindwing is broader than the forewing).Adult dragonflies are characterized by large, multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong, transparent wings, sometimes with coloured patches, and an elongated : Insecta.Studies in the life history of irritating insects, their natural enemies, and artificial checks / (New York: D.
Appleton and Co., ), by Robert H. Lamborn (page images at HathiTrust) New and interesting Odonata from the Philippines.And his Notes on the Life History and Ecology of the Dragonflies (Odonata) of Central California and Nevada (, Proceedings of the U.
S. National Museum, Vol. No), which summarizes most of this field work, remains well worth re-reading today, primarily for the wealth of information on identification, behavior, and life histories of.