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Dragonflies of the world

Author: Jill Silsby
Publisher: Collingwood, Vic., Australia : CSIRO Pub., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A worldwide guide to the order Odonata, which has two suborders: dragonflies and damselflies. Contains full-color photographs of more than three hundred species, all of which are identified by both their scientific and common names. Includes a directory of dragonfly societies worldwide.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Silsby, Jill.
Dragonflies of the world.
Collingwood, Vic., Australia : CSIRO Pub., ©2001
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Silsby
ISBN: 9780643100879 0643100873 128315661X 9781283156615
OCLC Number: 700291913
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 216 pages) : illustrations (some color), map
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Today's odonata --
3. Life cycle --
4. The perfect hunting machine --
5. Lords of the air / Georg Rüppell --
6. Colour and polymorphism / Peter Miller --
7. Territory and reproduction --
8. Habitats and refugia --
9. Odonata around the world --
10. Evolutionary riddles / John Trueman --
11. Artificial rearing / Stephen Butler --
12. Conservation / Norman Moore.
Responsibility: Jill Silsby.

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This reference and CD-ROM helps identify dragonflies and damselfies, while also providing important species information and explaining the important ecological and economic roles they play. The  Read more...

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