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2 edition of dragonflies of southern Africa. found in the catalog.

dragonflies of southern Africa.

E C G Pinhey

dragonflies of southern Africa.

by E C G Pinhey

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Published by Transvaal Museum in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Dragonflies.,
    • Neuroptera -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesTransvaal Museum memoir,, no. 5, Memoir (Transvaal Museum) ;, no. 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL513.O2 P52
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 335 p.
      Number of Pages335
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6123097M
      LC Control Number52039820
      OCLC/WorldCa1973105

      Dragonflies and damselflies of Middle America and the Caribbean By Carlos Esquivel - () pages; matt art paper, with colour photographs, 5 monochrome illustrated plates & 1 table. Soft Cover: cm x 15cm ISBN: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio), Santo Domingo Costa Rica Language Bilingual: English/Spanish Tropical America has. The Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa by Michael Samways provides rapid guidelines and definitive keys and drawings. Michael John Samways "Jigamanzi!" an old Zulu man exclaimed as he pointed to a dragonfly flitting across the glinting water in the heat of the afternoon.

      Dragonflies are insects in the sub-order Anisoptera (meaning “unequal-winged”). In Great Britain and Ireland there are about 30 species that may be encountered. The term ‘dragonflies’ is sometimes used for the whole scientific order Odonata that also includes the sub-order Zygoptera (damselflies).. Characteristics of True Dragonflies. Few animal groups can represent the greatest (insects) and most threatened (freshwater) biodiversity on earth as well as dragonflies, perhaps the best-known and most colourful of all aquatic insects. Fifteen years in development, The Dragonflies and Damselflies of eastern Africa is the first handbook of its extent and detail on tropical Odonata.

      The Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa is about this exciting dragonfly fauna. Besides aiming at increasing awareness of these lovely and sensitive insects, it enables their identification, using several approaches, from simple flick-through to the use of comprehensive identification keys. Explore our list of Dragonflies Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Sasol First Field Guide to Insects of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the insects of the region. Full-colour photographs and easy-to-read.


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Dragonflies of southern Africa by E C G Pinhey Download PDF EPUB FB2

WARWICK TARBOTON is a well-known bird expert and writer who has produced a number of well-received books, including co-authoring Sasol Birds of South Africa, and writing Roberts Nests & Eggs of Southern African Birds and a Quick Guide to the Dragonflies of South Africa.

He was awarded the Gill Memorial Medal 'for services to ornithology south of the Zambezi' in and, by /5(9). A GUIDE TO THE DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES OF SOUTH AFRICA Warwick and Michelle Tarboton ISBN: Print: ePDF: The dragonflies of southern Africa (Transvaal Museum memoir) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Elliot C.

G Pinhey (Author)Author: Elliot C. G Pinhey. About this book. In this fully revised edition of A Guide to the Dragonflies & Damselflies of South Africa, all species known to occur in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland are described and illustrated, grouped according to family (six dragonfly and six damselfly families).

The species entries feature scans of live insects (close-up and side-view images) and photographs of specimens in their. This fully revised edition of A Guide to Dragonflies & Damselflies of South Africa, all species known to occur in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland are described and illustrated, grouped according to family (six dragonfly and six damselfly families).

Southern Banded Groundling Brachythemis leucosticta Ok it is not the above species that I want to pay homage to but to one of the top dragons:) in the world. He described many species wrote many papers on taxonomy of the Odonata of Africa and Europe.

His books are still the top used and sold. The home of Dragonflies & Damselflies of Southern Africa. Urothemis luciana, St_Lucia Basker, Male One of the smallest Dragonflies in the southern region. Dragonflies and Damselflies of Southern Africa has 2, members.

This is a group for Dragonfly and Damselfly lovers. We like to promote these wonderful. On the right are listed another 78 species recorded further north in southern Africa but not (yet) in South Africa.

In all, 11 families of Odonata are represented in the region, seven damselflies (Zygoptera) and four dragonflies (Anisoptera) and these are arranged in these lists in taxonomic order, damselflies first.

Dragonflies usually perch with their wings outstretched Dragonflies' eyes are usually joined midline or are very close together COVID Corona Virus South African Resource Portal.

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town, RondeboschSouth Africa African Dragonflies & Damselflies Online is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International License. [ Page served: Sun, 31 May + ]. “Whilst the Dragonfly Africa Group, incorporating Green Route Africa, has become the foremost Destination Management Company in Southern & East Africa, our philosophies and core values have not changed since the very early days” – Rupert Jeffries (Executive Chairman).

Fifteen years in development, The Dragonflies and Damselflies of eastern Africa is the first handbook of its extent and detail on tropical Odonata. The dragonflies of southern Africa.

[E C G Pinhey] Dragonflies. Neuroptera -- South Africa. Neuroptera. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items Book: All Authors / Contributors: E C G Pinhey. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description.

Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East features hundreds of color photos that depict all the species found in the region, detailed line drawings to aid in-hand identification, and a color distribution map for every species—and the book's compact size and user-friendly design make it.

In this book the authors recognize species of odonates for Namibia, which are expertly covered accompanied by many colour photos and technical illustrations. An extra 22 species known from the border areas of neighboring Botswana and southern Angola are included in the keys, in total dealing with species.

The Dragonflies of Southern Africa by Pinhey, E.c.g. at Pemberley Books. The Pemberley Bookshop. Why not come and peruse our comprehensive range of natural history titles at our well stocked bookshop, where you can also receive our expert advice. The common names of the odonate families as well as individual species below conform to those used in A Field Guide to the Damselflies of South Africa () and A Field Guide to the Dragonflies of South Africa () by Warwick & Michele Tarboton.

In some cases these common names differ from those commonly in use in North America. Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa. Michael J. Samways.pp, ISBN: This book is about this exciting dragonfly fauna. Michael Samways has put his heart and soul into this book, and it shows.

Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa is an indispensable text for those beginning to watch dragonflies in southern Africa and to those students and professional biologists studying aquatic insects, their systematics, ecology and conservation.

REFERENCES CITED. ). South Africa’s true dragonflies include four families and 44 genera within the sub-order Anisoptera, whereas damselflies in the sub-order Zygoptera include seven families and 17 genera. A sum-mary of South Africa’s dragonfly and damselfly families, genera and species are shown in Tables 2 and 3, respectively.

South Africa’s larg.An introduction to freshwater monitoring using the Dragonfly Biotic Index in South Africa is now available (Samways & Simaika ).

To learn more, please go to K.D.B. Dijkstra's personal page or read the pages on studying and identifying Odonata, or start browsing the species pages. Michael Samways has put his heart and soul into this book, and it shows.

Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa is an indispensable text for those beginning to watch dragonflies in southern Africa and to those students and professional biologists studying aquatic insects, their systematics, ecology and : Robert A.

Cannings.