This field guide to all the dragonflies and damselflies of South Africa – a total of 162 species – addresses a growing area of interest and fills the gap left by two previous books on the topic, now both out of print. A detailed introduction covers behavior, life cycles, biology and breeding; and the species entries focus on identification and distribution, with all species photographed from scans of actual insects, beautifully presented in full color. Comprehensive and fully up to date, this extraordinary study of dragonflies and damselflies of the region will be snapped up by anyone with an interest in the insect life of the region.
A MUST have for those with an interest in the Odonata of the region! - Bird Booker Report
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About the Author
WARWICK TARBOTON is a well-known bird expert and writer who has produced a number of well-received books, including co-authoring Sasol Birds of South Africa, and writing Roberts Nests & Eggs of Southern African Birds and a Quick Guide to the Dragonflies of South Africa. He was awarded the Gill Memorial Medal 'for services to ornithology south of the Zambezi' in 1996 and, by the Zoological Society of SA, the Stevenson-Hamilton Award 'for exceptional contributions to zoology' in 2007.