The complete field guide to dragonflies of Australia (Book, 2007) []
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The complete field guide to dragonflies of Australia

The complete field guide to dragonflies of Australia

Author: G Theischinger; John Hawking
Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Dragonflies, with their kaleidoscope of colours and incredible flying abilities, are one of the most eminently watchable kinds of animals, exhibiting fascinating behaviours. Here for the first time is a comprehensive, user friendly guide to Australia's dragonflies and damselflies. With stunning full colour images and distribution maps, this book covers all 30 families, 110 genera and 324 species found in Australia.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Field guides
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G Theischinger; John Hawking
ISBN: 9780643090736 0643090738
OCLC Number: 77555497
Description: ix, 366 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), 1 map ; 22 cm
Contents: Species guide --
Diphiebiidae Rockmasters --
Chlorocyphidae Jewels --
Calopterygidae Demoiselles --
Hemiphlebiidae Greenlings --
Chorismagrionidae Relicts --
Synlestidae Sylphs/Malachites --
estidae Spreadwings/Reedlings --
Restoideidae Bluestreaks --
Megapodagrionidae Fatwings --
Protoneuridae Threadtails/Pinflies --
Isostictidae Narrow-wings --
Coenagrionidae Pond Damsels --
Ptaluridae Petaltails --
Arhipetaliidae Tasmanian Redspots --
Austropetaiidae Mainland Redspots --
Telephieb idae Southern Darners --
Aeshnidae Hawkers --
Lindeniidae Tgers/Wingtails --
Gomphidae Clubtails --
Synthemistidae igertails/Southern Emeralds --
Gomphomacromiidae Urflies --
Pseudocorduliidae Mistflies --
Macromiidae Cruisers --
Austrocorduliidae Southern Hawks --
Cordulephyidae Shutwings --
Oxygastridae Streamcruisers --
Corduliidae Emeralds --
Hemicorduliidae Round winged/Modem Emeralds --
Urothemistidae Baskers --
Libellulidae Skimmers/Perchers --
Ilustrated glossary --
Keys for the identification of adults --
Keys for the identification of larvae --
Studying dragonflies --
Checklist of species.
Other Titles: Dragonflies of Australia
Responsibility: Günther Theischinger and John Hawking.
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Allows both beginner and scientist to identify all of Australia's 324 species of dragonflies. Unlike most field guides, it also includes enough technical information to make positive identifications  Read more...


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