Dragonflies and Damselflies: An Introduction to Familiar, Widespread North American Species

Dragonflies and Damselflies: An Introduction to Familiar, Widespread North American Species

by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
     
 


Dragonflies and damselflies are large-winged insects that are usually found in the vicinity of water. Impressive fliers – they can fly forward, backward, glide and hover – they feed on insects they capture on their wing. Despite their large size and prominent jaws, they are harmless to humans and do not bite. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights…  See more details below

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Dragonflies and damselflies are large-winged insects that are usually found in the vicinity of water. Impressive fliers – they can fly forward, backward, glide and hover – they feed on insects they capture on their wing. Despite their large size and prominent jaws, they are harmless to humans and do not bite. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 70 familiar and unique species and includes information on their life cycle and features illustrations of common caterpillars and pupae. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by naturalists of all ages. Made in the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583554753
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
05/05/2009
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
1,346,530
Product dimensions:
3.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

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