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Published by Auckland University Press in [New Zealand] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dragonflies -- New Zealand.,
  • Odonata -- New Zealand.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRichard J. Rowe ; with contributions by Philip S. Corbet and W.J. Winstanley.
ContributionsCorbet, Philip S., Winstanley, W. J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL 520.27 N45 R879 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination260 p., 16 p. of plates :
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20861143M
ISBN 101869400031, 1869400038

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This is a natural history and field guide to New Zealand's 14 species of dragonflies and damselflies. Easy to observe around wetlands and rivers, dragonflies and damselflies are favourites of New Zealand nature lovers, and this book will be too. Key features include: Expert and up-to-date information on the 14 species breeding in New Zealand. A beautifully illustrated natural history and field guide to New Zealand’s extraordinary dragonflies and flyers with extraordinary vision and startling colours, dragonflies and damselflies are exquisite examples of evolutionary adaptation and a favourite of nature lovers around the world. The number of Odonata or dragonfly species in New Zealand is limited, and with practice readers can identify almost every species flying free. While this book is as scientifically accurate as possible, it is written for the general reader with a taste for natural history. This book contains detailed information on the ecology, behaviour and distribution of the 17 species of Odonata from New Zealand. The work is divided into 7 chapters on the following subjects: the study of dragonflies in New Zealand; biology (by P.S. Corbet); evolutionary history and zoogeography; sensory perception in dragonflies; species descriptions; studying, collecting and preserving; and.

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  The Dragonflies of New Zealand by Richard J. Rowe, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Key features include: Expert and up-to-date information on the 14 species breeding in New Zealand; natural history of the group including an introduction to evolution, habitats, biology, behaviour, photography and conservation; more than new photographs and hand-drawn illustrations of dragonflies and damselflies at all life stages in their environment; authoritative text on each species . A natural history and field guide to New Zealand's 14 species of dragonflies and damselflies. Key features include: Expert and up-to-date information on the 14 species breeding in New Zealand. Natural history of the group including an introduction to evolution, habitats, . To Avaiiki comes New Zealand photo-journalist Max Davidson, despatched by a magazine editor with an eye for a story. There were times when I found myself thinking, “Bugger the dragonflies, cut to the chase.” and dawn raids to kick Pacific Island overstayers out of New Zealand. The book is let down slightly by its production values.