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Hong Kong Dragonflies

World / ChecklistFlora / FaunaIdentification Key

By: Keith DP Wilson (Author), Ronald Leung Ding-Bong (Foreword By)

211 pages, colour photos, 84 b/w line drawings, 1 colour map

Urban Council of Hong Kong

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #68777
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £39.99 $50/€48 approx

About this book

Hong Kong Dragonflies provides descriptions, colour photographs and keys to 102 dragonfly species.


Contents

1 Introduction   2
2 Biology of Drogonflies   3
   2.1 Dragonfly Anatomy
   2.2 Life History
3 Geography of Hong Kong   8
   3.1 Dragonfly habitats in Hong Kong   9
      3.1.1 Forest
      3.1.2 Rivers
      3.1.3 Ponds and Marshes
      3.1.4 Reservoirs
      3.1.5 Rice Paddies
      3.1.6 Montane
4 The Hong Kong Species   18
   4.1 Checklist   19
   4.2 Keys to Families, Genera and Species - Adults   19
      4.2.1 Key to Suborders
      4.2.2 Key to Families of Zygoptera
      4.2.3 Keys to Genera and Species of Zygoptera
      4.2.4 Key to Families of Anisoptera
      4.2.5 Keys to Species and Genera of Anisoptera
   4.3 Suborder: Zygoptera Damselflies   35
      4.3.1 Family: Amphipterygidae
      4.3.2 Family: Calopterygidae
      4.3.3 Family: Chlorocyphidae
      4.3.4 Family: Euphaeidae
      4.3.5 Family: Lestidae
      4.3.6 Family: Megapodagrionidae
      4.3.7 Family: Coenagrionidae
      4.3.8 Family: Platycnemididae
      4.3.9 Family: Platystictidae
      4.3.10 Family: Protoneuridae
   4.4 Suborder: Anisoptera   89
      4.4.1 Family: Aeshnidae
      4.4.2 Family: Gomphidae
      4.4.3 Family: Corduliidae
      4.4.4 Family: Libellulidae
5 Photographing Dragonflies   204
6 Glossary   205
7 References   206
8 Bibliography   207
9 Index of Scientific Names   210


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