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An Illustrated and Annotated Key to the Anisoptera - Product Details

An Illustrated and Annotated Key to the Anisoptera
by Rosser W. Garrison, Natalia von Ellenrieder and Jerry A. Louton

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Catalog #9236, Dragonfly Genera of the New World Catalog #9236, Dragonfly plate page Catalog #9236, Dragonfly text page

2006, 368 pages, 8 color photo plates, 1,595 diagnostic illustrations, maps. Beautifully illustrated and comprehensive guide to the taxonomy and ecology of dragonflies in North, Middle and South America. Well organized volume reveals the striking beauty and complexity of this diverse group of insects.

The book provides a reliable means for identification of New World genera. It contains fully illustrated and up-to-date keys for all dragonfly genera with descriptive text for each genus, accompanied by distribution maps and illustrations, including wing patterns and characteristics of the genitalia.

For entomologists, limnologists and ecologists, this book is an indispensable resource for field identification and laboratory research. Hardcover; 7-1/4 x 10-1/4".

About the authors - Rosser W. Garrison is an insect biosystematist at the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Natalia von Ellenrieder is a researcher for CONICET at IBIGEO in Salta, Argentina. Jerry A. Louton is manager of the Department of Entomology's Information Technology Unit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

From a Review - "Dragonflies have been moving up to join butterflies as a model group for natural history and scientific study. This well-organized and readable book will help speed that trend on a hemispheric basis." E. O. Wilson, Harvard University

9236 Garrison, Dragonfly Genera of the New World

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