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Gossamer Wings / Juwelenschwingen: Mysterious Dragonflies / Geheimnisvolle Libellen

Art / Photobook

By: Dagmar Hilfert-Rüppell and Georg Rüppel

168 pages, 264 photos and illus

Splendens-Verlag

Hardback | Mar 2007 | #169663 | ISBN-13: 9783000203893
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £34.99 $44/€42 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and German

Beautifully detailed digital photography, offering an intimate window on the fascinating world of damselflies and dragonflies. The authors have studied the odonata for more than 20 years, and they have captured the behaviour and natural history of these insects in great detail.

The photos and explanatory text descriptions cover the following topics:

*Appearance
*From Water to Air
*Flight
*Prey Capture
*Threatening and Fighting
*Courting
*Mating Tactics
*Danger
*Mating
*Oviposition
*Larvae
*Roosting


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