Field Guide to The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Algonquin Provincial Park and the Surrounding Area
By Colin D. Jones, Andrea Kingsley, Peter Burke, and Matt Holder Friends of Algonquin, 2008 ISBN: 978-1-894993-29-6 Cite: 255766
This book comes as close to being the perfect field guide for any flora or fauna I have ever seen. It is an illustration-based book that has:
--Complete species descriptions (everything needed to nail an identification, including drawings of terminal ends and other features that need to be seen through a hand lens or microscope)
--Complete coverage of species (all 135 species within Central Ontario are covered)
--Coverage of both dragonflies and damselflies (not many odonata guides do this)
Also no one has ever published a field guide of this caliber for Central Ontario. From my location, North Bay, every species I need covered is covered and very few species listed in this field guide do not occur near North Bay.
Other notable features of this field guide include are arrows to prominent features and flight period diagrams.
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Contributed by Brent Turcotte on 28 February, 2009 - 4:34pm Last updated 24 January, 2010 - 11:22am
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