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Dragonflies and Damselflies of California (California Natural History Guides)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"A book that will both educate and delight anyone who wants to know more about these fascinating insects. Packed with facts but written in a straightforward style, the book makes Californias 108 dragonfly and damselfly species easily accessible. . . . It will engender a renewed appreciation of the value of our wetlands."—Dennis Paulson, author of Dragonflies of Washington

"This is now the book on all the California Odonates and should ride in the pack of every naturalist, butterflier, and birder in the American west."—Rich Stallcup, Point Reyes Bird Observatory

Synopsis:

The Exclamation Damsel, Bison Snaketail, Powdered Dancer, Black Meadowhawk, and Sedge Sprite are just a few of the dragonflies and damselflies identified in this complete guide to Californias abundant Odonates.

o Species accounts discuss identification in the field and in the hand, behavior, habitat associations, geographic distribution, and flight season

o Includes 40 vivid full-color plates and supplemental black-and-white drawings

o Provides a general overview of dragonfly anatomy, behavior, life history, and a complete set of range maps

Synopsis:

The only complete and authoritative guide to California's 108 dragonflies and damselflies.

About the Author

Timothy D. Manolis is an artist, illustrator, and biological consultant. From 1986 to 1990, he was the editor and art director of the magazine Mainstream. His papers on birds and his bird illustrations have appeared in many journals and magazines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520235663
Publisher:
University of California Press
Subject:
General
Author:
Manolis, Timothy D.
Author:
Manolis, Tim
Subject:
California
Subject:
Dragonflies
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Dragonflies - California
Subject:
Damselflies - California
Subject:
Entomology
Subject:
Biology-Entomology and General Invertebrates
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
California Natural History Guides
Series Volume:
72
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
41 color illustrations, 13 line illustra
Pages:
295
Dimensions:
7.68x4.78x.86 in. .87 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Americana » General
Science and Mathematics » Biology » Entomology and General Invertebrates
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Insects » Field Guides
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Zoology

Dragonflies and Damselflies of California (California Natural History Guides)
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Product details 295 pages University of California Press - English 9780520235663 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
The Exclamation Damsel, Bison Snaketail, Powdered Dancer, Black Meadowhawk, and Sedge Sprite are just a few of the dragonflies and damselflies identified in this complete guide to Californias abundant Odonates.

o Species accounts discuss identification in the field and in the hand, behavior, habitat associations, geographic distribution, and flight season

o Includes 40 vivid full-color plates and supplemental black-and-white drawings

o Provides a general overview of dragonfly anatomy, behavior, life history, and a complete set of range maps

"Synopsis" by , The only complete and authoritative guide to California's 108 dragonflies and damselflies.
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