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Dragonflies (Wild Guide)
By Cynthia Berger, Amelia Hansen
Stackpole Books, 2004
ISBN: 0811729710
Cite: 38348 with citation markup [cite:38348]
An introduction to odonate life history and identification, illustrated with good-to-excellent color artwork. There is one especially useful illustration of abdominal appendages. Has species accounts for 45 notable species (6 damselflies and 39 dragonflies) from the Great Lakes area. These accounts are illustrated with excellent paintings by Amelia Hansen. These are portraits, showing life-like postures, and not meant to be detailed enough for fine points of identification. The species accounts give life history information as well as detailed explanations of scientific names--not seen in other popular works. This is not a field guide, but a good supplement.