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Damselflies of North America

Minter J. Westfall

Damselflies of North America

by Minter J. Westfall

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Scientific Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9890955M
    ISBN 100945417977
    ISBN 109780945417972

    Damselflies of Texas is the first field guide dedicated specifically to the species found in Texas. It covers 77 of the species of damselflies known in North America, making it a . Book Description: Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Westis the first fully illustrated field guide to all species of dragonflies and damselflies in western North flies and damselflies are large, stunningly beautiful insects, as readily observable as birds and butterflies.

    Dragonflies of North America by James G. Needham, Minter J. Westfall, Jr., & Michael L. May Damselflies of North America by Minter J. Westfall, Jr., and Michael L. May, (revised by Mike May) The Odonata of Canada and Alaska - Vols. 1 and 2 by Edmund M. Walker The Odonata of Canada and Alaska – Vol. 3 by Edmund M. Walker and Philip S. Corbet. Dragonflies and damselflies lay their eggs in or near water. Hatched larvae go through a series of molts as they grow, and begin predatory feeding on the larvae of other insects and on small aquatic animals as they move toward the adult stage. The Odonata larvae themselves also serve as an important food source for fish, amphibians, and birds. Larval dragonflies and damselflies reach adulthood.

      Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West is the first fully illustrated field guide to all species of dragonflies and damselflies in western North America. Dragonflies and damselflies are large, stunningly beautiful insects, as readily observable as birds and butterflies/5(2). Damselflies of the Northeast A guide to the species of eastern Canada and the northeastern United States By Ed Lam – () 96 pages; matt art paper, with 13 colour photographs, 4 plates of 32 monochrome microscopic photo images, colour illustrations (including front cover), monochrome illustrations, 1 explanatory map & 1 table.


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Damselflies of North America by Minter J. Westfall Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is hard to compare "Damselflies of North America" with any other work on the subject because there simply are none. That said, it is a real pleasure to see the only book in its field be also one that would shine as the best if there were hundreds of similar by: Damselflies of North America: Revised Edition.

Minter J. Westfall, JR. & Michael L. May. pp, ISBN: This book includes species from Alaska to northern Mexico, and including the Greater Antilles, provides descriptions on distinguish characters of species and additional material on.

Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West is the first fully illustrated field guide to all species of dragonflies and damselflies in western North America.

Dragonflies and damselflies are large, stunningly beautiful insects, as readily observable as birds and butterflies/5(50).

Genre/Form: Field guides Identification: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Westfall, Minter J. (Minter Jackson), Damselflies of North America. Damselflies of North America Order Odonata / Suborder ZygopteraLive adult damselflies photographed in the wild at DuPage County, Illinois, USA.

Damselflies complete a life cycle in one or two years. The adults mate over the shallow water, sometimes in flight but often while clinging to the exposed portions of weed beds or shoreline vegetation. Immediately [ ]. : Damselflies of North America (2nd Edition): xii. NEW.

Revised 2nd edition. Identification guide to the species found in North America, including northern Mexico and the Greater Antilles.

This revised edition contains 7 new species ( in total). All keys have been carefully revised and corrected. []Price: $ About this book. Monographic revision of the classic Manual of the Damselflies of North America book of North America, by Needham and Westfall ().Includes numerous additional species described, or discovered within the area treated, sinceincluding northern Mexico and the West Indies.

: Damselflies of North America () by Minter J. Westfall; Michael L. May and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $75 - $ Dennis Paulson's books include Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West and Shorebirds of North America (both Princeton).

Now retired, he was director of the Slater Museum of Natural History at the University of Puget Sound.

"Dragonflies and Damselflies of. Welcome to Odonata Central. This citizen science web site site is focused on expanding our understanding of the distribution, biogeography, biodiversity, and identification of Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) in the Western Hemisphere.

There are 4 North American families of damselflies in the order Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) Description: Adult damselflies have very slender, elongated abdomens, delicate bodies, and 2 pairs of wings that are typically held together over the body. This book provides ecology and behavior of all species of dragonflies in Korea.

The book displays the dorsal, lateral and anterior views of dragonflies and damselflies in Korea for identification and comparison purposes. Introduces all species in South Korea, most species. The second of these is a fine new book, an excellent field guide for the "odes" of eastern North America, published by Princeton University Press in Another book, with some quite interesting text, is "Natural History of Delmarva Dragonflies and Damselflies", essays of a lifelong observer, by Hal White.

Dragonflies of North America Am Damselflies of North America Am Damselflies of North America: Color Supplement Am Technical references. Useful for identifying immature odonata and for in-the-hand identification under a hand lens or microscope for all species.

Very expensive, especially the dragonfly book. Regional Guides. The companion book, Damselflies of North America (; revised ), treats all the smaller species, the damselflies (Zygoptera).

Color images are depicted in the Supplement, B, (). The keys have been rewritten to incorporate species added to the. Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West is the first fully illustrated field guide to all species of dragonflies and damselflies in western North America.

Dragonflies and damselflies are large, stunningly beautiful insects, as readily observable as birds and butterflies. This unique Brand: Princeton University Press.

Dragonfly lovers of the south-central United States now have a guide all their own. This comprehensive tome includes the species of dragonflies and damselflies that inhabit Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.

Covering more than half of North America’s species, it’s also useful outside of the south-central states. The definitive single-volume fully illustrated guide. This is the first fully illustrated guide to all dragonfly and damselfly species of eastern North America—from the rivers of Manitoba to the Florida cypress swamps—and the companion volume to Dennis Paulson's acclaimed field guide to the dragonflies and damselflies of the : Princeton University Press.

Damselflies are insects of the suborder Zygoptera in the order are similar to dragonflies, which constitute the other odonatan suborder, Anisoptera, but are smaller, have slimmer bodies, and most species fold the wings along the body when at rest, unlike dragonflies which hold the wings flat and away from the ancient group, damselflies have existed since at least the Lower Class: Insecta.

Damselflies of North America. Second Edition Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, Fl. Covers all species of damselflies of North America and includes keys for identification of adults and larvae.

As with the Dragonflies of North America tome, this book also includes an. The definitive single-volume fully illustrated guide. This is the first fully illustrated guide to all dragonfly and damselfly species of eastern North America—from the rivers of Manitoba to the Florida cypress swamps—and the companion volume to Dennis Paulson's acclaimed field guide to the dragonflies and damselflies of the West.5/5(1).North American Dragonflies and Damselflies Below will be a collection of dragonfly and damselfly photos from North America, including Mexico.

Go to my African Odonate page or my page with a few odonates from Peru as well, if you are interested in some images from those areas.In the tropical areas of South America, the species Pseudostigmatidae, also known as Helicopter Damselflies catch spiders by hovering around the web, as well as their prey entangled in the web.

The Damselflies as a nymph chooses its prey, according to its size. They are not powerful enough to catch large species like the Dragonflies do.