Dragonflies and Damselflies of Madagascar and the Western Indian Ocean Islands

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Available for Pre-order. Due October 2022.
Dragonflies and Damselflies of Madagascar and the Western Indian Ocean Islands Authors: , Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Association Vahatra in Antananarivo
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Pages: 194 Language: English ISBN: 9782957099726 Categories: , , ,

A highly illustrated guide to the spectacular dragonflies and damselflies of the Malagasy Region. This is the first book on the spectacular dragonflies and damselflies of the Malagasy Region, covering over 190 species known from Madagascar, as well as thirty-six additional species found in the archipelagos of the Comoros, Mascarenes, and Seychelles. About 180 species, four of every five present, live nowhere else on Earth. Over 205 photographs illustrate 138 species, many in print for the first time.

Weight0.5 kg

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"A must have for anyone with an interest in the Odonata of the region!" * Birdbooker Report *

Author Biography

Klaas-Douwe B. Dijkstra first studied dragonflies as a child living in Egypt. He is now a leading expert. He has described eighty species as new to science, authored a handbook for eastern Africa and a popular guide for Europe, and created the website African Dragonflies and Damselflies Online. He is an associate of Naturalis Biodiversity Center in the Netherlands and a member of the IUCN Invertebrate and Freshwater Conservation Committees. Callan Cohen is a research associate with the FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology at the University of Cape Town.