biology of dragonflies (Odonata or Paraneuroptera)

by R. J. Tillyard

Publisher: Cambridge U.P. in Cambridge

Written in English
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  • Odonata.

Edition Notes

Bibliography, p. (363)-375.

Statementby R.J. Tillyard.
SeriesCambridge zoological series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL513.O2
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, (1), 396 p. :
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18131029M

A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata, infraorder Anisoptera (from Greek ἄνισος anisos, "unequal" and πτερόν pteron, "wing", because the hindwing is broader than the forewing).Adult dragonflies are characterized by large, multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong, transparent wings, sometimes with coloured patches, and an elongated : Insecta. We present introductory chapters on the history of dragonflies in human culture, prehistoric dragonflies, dragonfly biology and ecology. Our book is also meant to engage readers with dragonflies and provides a number of ways to do this. Chapters on dragonfly watching, photography, collecting, rearing, scanning and water gardening are presented. The biology of dragonflies (Odonata or Paraneuroptera) Request This. Author Tillyard, R. J. (Robin John), Title The biology of dragonflies (Odonata or Paraneuroptera) by R.J. Tillyard Format Book A survey of the dragonflies (order Odonata) of eastern Africa. Pinhey, Elliot C. G. A GUIDE TO THE DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES OF SOUTH AFRICA Warwick and Michelle Tarboton ISBN: Print: ePDF:

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His book A Biology of Dragonflies has been a standard text for more than thirty-five years. This latest book establishes a new benchmark for the Odonata, providing a comprehensive, critical review of past and current knowledge―both published and unpublished―about species from all biogeographical regions in both functional and evolutionary Cited by: Welcome to the Dragonfly Book.

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Biology of dragonflies book Biology. Head. Like all insects, the dragonfly is made up of three main body parts: head, thorax and abdomen.

The head is a tough, rounded capsule, hollowed out at the back to allow efficient attachment of the neck and to increase head mobility.

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Plates by RR Askew This fully revised edition also features colour illustrations drawn from Askew's The Dragonflies of aspects of the natural history of this ancient order are covered, with sections addressing their study and Range: £ - £   Dragonflies and Damselflies documents the latest advances in odonate biology and relates these to a broader ecological and evolutionary research agenda.

Despite being one of the smallest insect orders, dragonflies offer a number of advantages for both laboratory and field studies. In fact, they have been crucial to the advancement of our understanding of insect ecology and evolution.5/5(1).

X A BIOLOGY OF DRAGONFLIES and colleagues who have assisted in various ways. Ralph Thompson generously provided the drawing for the Frontispiece. Gardner and Dr. Lieftinck made available to me their published and unpublished drawings, and gave timely help by loaning notes and publications.

Beaufoy made available. : A Guide to Dragonflies of Borneo: Their Identification and Biology: x,col photos + wing drawings. xmm. NEW. The first guide to Borneo's Dragonflies, with species so far recorded, more than 40% occuring nowhere else. About 60% of known species are illustrated, including almost all the distinctive and common : $   "If you have been curious about dragonflies, here’s a beautiful new book that will open the Odonata world for you."Anne Hanley, Trumpeter "[A] beautiful and informative book on the natural history of one of the oldest orders of insects."Mark A.

McPhee, The Quarterly Review of Biology/5(16). Introduction. The history of odonatology, entomologists and especially odonatologists may celebrate the th anniversary of one of the pioneer books in odonatology, The Biology of Dragonflies (Tillyard a).This book is the first to compile detailed information on the morphology, anatomy, taxonomy and natural history of odonates and thus presents the foundation of the science of by: 2.

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Dragonflies (Odonata), represented by over known species, are unique insects. In more than one feature they differ, at the very first glance, from all other insect superorders including their nearest allies, the mayflies (Ephemeropteroidea). Biology Guided Reading Study Workbook Online View: Biology Dragon Fly Guided Reading Study Workbook OnlineAM: David Griffin.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tillyard, R.J. (Robin John), b. Biology of dragonflies (Odonata or Paraneuropleva). Cambridge [Eng.] University. Biology by Miller & Levine. Table of Contents. UNIT 1: The Nature of Life Chapter 1: The Science of Biology Chapter 2: The Chemistry of Life.

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Series: Cambridge zoological series By. Tillyard, R. (Robin John), Type. Book. The book is still considered today as the definitive work on the biology of odonates, and even Philip Corbet, another pillar of odonatology, stated in his classic book, Dragonflies: Behaviour and Ecology of Odonata, ‘The most comprehensive treatment of external and internal anatomy remains that of Tillyard ()’.

The precision and quality. Dragonflies are of the order Odonata (shared with their skinny relative, the damselfly) and the suborder Anisoptera. They are separated into 11 family classifications and make up about 5, different species in total.

Most dragonflies live as adults for less than one month, although some species can live as long as 6+ months. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Corbet, Philip S. Biology of dragonflies. Chicago, Quadrangle Books [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type.

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The biology of dragonflies: (Odonata or Paraneuroptera) The biology of dragonflies: (Odonata or Paraneuroptera) by Tillyard, R. (Robin John), Publication date Topics Dragonflies, Odonata This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Pages: Selected Odonate Identification/Biology Books. Abbott, J.C. Dragonflies of Texas.A field sity of Texas Press, Austin, TX, pp. Abbott, J.C. The year will mark the th anniversary of Tillyard's The Biology of Dragonflies. We review the book and the author's life and contributions to Australian odonatology.

References: Corbet, The Biology of Dragonflies - Needham & Westfall, The Dragonflies of North America - Walker, The Odonata of Canada and Alaska (3 volumes) - any general insect book usually has some information on dragonflies.

The year will mark the th anniversary of Tillyard's The Biology of Dragonflies. We review the book and the author's life and contributions to Australian odonatology. We present an updated history of odonatology and highlight prominent advances in the field.

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This book covers dragonflies and damselflies of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Includes 93 plates with colour photos along with black and white illustrations, tables, introduction to the study area and biology of dragonflies and damselflies. Dragonflies & Damselflies of Orissa and Eastern India.

This book contains 23 articles and covers the taxonomy, ecology, biology, zoogeography, cytogenetics, cytotaxonomy and ethnoentomology of dragonflies.

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Bibliography: p. [] Addeddate Pages: The book highlights the impressive skills and abilities of dragonflies and damselflies—superb fliers that can glide, hover, cruise, and capture prey on the wing.

It also describes their arsenal of tactics to avoid predators, and their amazing sex life, including dazzling courtship displays, aerial mating, sperm displacement, mate guarding.