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Dragonflies and Damselflies of New Zealand

Dragonflies and Damselflies of New Zealand (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Marinov, Milen
By (photographer) Ashbee, Mike

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Dragonflies and damselflies are among the most spectacular organisms on the planet. They have survived on earth for more than 325 million years, through a series of mass extinctions, by being exquisite examples of evolutionary adaptation: superb flyers with extraordinary vision a...nd startling colours. 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. 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.
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ISBN 9781869408923
Published NZ 18 Jul 2019
Publisher Auckland University Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
999 In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days

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ISBN-13 9781869408923
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Auckland University Press
Imprint Auckland University Press
Published 18 Jul 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Marinov, Milen
By (photographer) Ashbee, Mike
Category Natural History: Insects & Spiders
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Number of Pages 168
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 13mm
Dewey Code 595.733
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Dragonflies - New Zealand, Damselflies - New Zealand, Damselflies, Dragonflies, New Zealand
NBS Text Natural History: Animal & Wildlife
ONIX Text General/trade