Common Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Pacific Coast: A Life Size Field Guide

Paperback, 176pages, 4 x 7, ISBN: 9781934199268
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$16.95

Common Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Pacific Coast is a field guide to the 60 most common West Coast species of these beautiful and fascinating insects. This book contains a full color, two-page spread on each of the described species. Each spread includes a life-size photo, field...
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Common Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Pacific Coast is a field guide to the 60 most common West Coast species of these beautiful and fascinating insects. This book contains a full color, two-page spread on each of the described species. Each spread includes a life-size photo, field identification marks, a range map, flight season chart, and a discussion of habitat and behavior. In addition to the individual spreads, the book contains a description of dragonfly and damselfly anatomy, reproduction, ecology, and tips for observation and photography. Dr. Walker also discusses and illustrates the newly described Splash-Dunk / Spin-Dry behavior, in which dragonflies plunge into a lake or pond to clean themselves, and then dry off by spinning head-over-heels at 1,000 rpm--the fastest known rotational motion of any animal. An easy-to-use guide for the recreational viewer, this book also provides enough information to satisfy an advanced observer.

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Format:
Paperback
Author:
James S. Walker
Pages:
176pages
Dimensions:
4 x 7
ISBN:
ISBN: 9781934199268
Supplier/Publisher:
Cave Art Press
Date Added:
August 2017
Published Date:
2017

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