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Dragonflies and Damselflies of New Zealand
Dragonflies and Damselflies of New Zealand

Dragonflies and Damselflies of New Zealand

Photographs By Mike Ashbee, By Milen Marinov

NATURE

168 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $49.99 (US $49.99) (CA $66.99)

Publication Date: December 2019

ISBN 9781869408923

Rights: WOR X AU & NZ

Auckland University Press (Dec 2019)

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Overview

A beautifully illustrated natural history and field guide to New Zealand’s extraordinary dragonflies and damselflies.Superb 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. This book is a beautifully illustrated 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, biology, behaviour, photography and conservation.• More than 200 new photographs and hand-drawn illustrations of dragonflies and damselflies at all life stages in their environment.• Authoritative text on each species covering identification, measurement, behaviour, breeding, flying period and where to observe the species.• Range maps for all species.

Author Biography

Mike Ashbee is an acclaimed natural history photographer. Milen Marinov is an entomologist at the Ministry for Primary Industries and author of numerous articles in key entomological and museum journals as well as co-author of An Illustrated Guide to Dragonflies of Viti Levu, Fiji (University of the South Pacific Press, 2013).