Language: Japanese with English summary
This is the first fully illustrated guide to all 203 dragonfly (including damselfly) species of Japan. Every species is generously illustrated with fully-colored photographs, color distribution maps, and detailed line drawings to aid species identification. Key features for identification, distribution, seasons of occurrence, habitats, similar species, and current taxonomic status based on molecular phylogeny is described for every species. Compact book size and user-friendly design make it the only guide you need in the field. Dragonflies of Japan will be one of the essential references for anyone who is interested in dragonflies in Japan.