Damselflies of Alberta: Flying Neon Toothpicks in the Grass

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With iridescent blues and greens, damselflies are some of the most beautiful flying insects as well as the most primitive. As members of the insect order Odonata they are related to dragonflies but are classified in a separate suborder. These aquatic insects are a delight to the eye and a fascinating creature of study. In Damselflies of Alberta, naturalist John Acorn describes the twenty-two species native to the province. Exhaustively researched, yet written in an accessible style, the author's enthusiasm for these flying ...

Damselflies of Alberta: Flying Neon Toothpicks in the Grass 2004, University of Alberta Press

ISBN-13: 9780888644190

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