DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES OF OREGON
A Field Guide
by Cary Kerst & Steve Gordon
2011, 304 pages, color photos, drawings, charts. This authoritative resource provides a definitive field guide devoted to dragonflies and damselflies found in the state. The guide includes information on identification, as well as biology and behavior, using common terms useful to the novice and experienced enthusiast alike. It features stunning color photographs of male and female of all 91 species currently known in Oregon, along with helpful illustrations and charts with important identification characteristics.
The book includes extensive coverage of the life cycle and larval habits of dragonflies and damselflies, along with photographs of the larvae of families. The Oregon range for each species is mapped, and the size range of adults is provided in text and illustration. The book also contains a description of the 30 best sites in Oregon to observe these amazing insects, a useful tool for viewing uncommon species in spectacular settings. Paperback; 5-1.2 x 8-1.2″.
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