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Dragonflies and Damselflies of Texas and the South-Central United States: TX, LA, AR, OK, and NM
John C. Abbott. April 2005.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. 360 pp., 384 color photos., 32 line illus., 6 tables., 263 maps.

Dragonflies Through Binoculars
Sidney W. Dunkle. 2000. 
Oxford University Press, New York, NY

Dragonflies of Indiana (reviews)
James R. Curry. 2001.
Indiana Academy of Science, Indianapolis, IN

Damselflies of the Northeast
Ed Lam. 2004. Biodiversity Books, Forest Hills, NY.

Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies and Damselflies 
Blair Nikula, Jackie Sones, with Donald and Lillian Stokes.  2002
Little, Brown and Co., Boston

Damselflies of North America
Minter J. Westfall Jr. & Michael L. May. 1996.
Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL

Dragonflies of North America
James G. Needham, Minter J. Westfall, Jr. & Michael L. May. 2000. 
Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL

Common Dragonflies of the Southwest: A Beginner's Pocket Guide
Kathy Biggs. 2004.
Azalea Creek Publishing, Sebastopol, CA

Dragonflies of the World
Jill Silsby. 2001.
CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia

Damselflies of Florida, Bermuda and the Bahamas
Sidney W. Dunkle. 1989, Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL (out of print

Dragonflies of the Florida Peninsula, Bermuda and the Bahamas
Sidney W. Dunkle. 1989, Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL (out of print

Odonata Titles from Flora & Fauna Books

Conservation Oriented Papers

Bick, G.H. 1983. Odonata at risk in the conterminous United States and Canada. Odonatologica 12(3):209-226.

Carle, F.L. 1979. Environmental monitoring potential of the Odonata, with a list of rare and endangered Anisoptera of Virginia, United States. Odonatologica 8(4):319-323.

Cook, C. 1994. The status of a rare dragonfly Macromia wabashensis (Wabash Belted Skimmer) in Indiana and Ohio. Preliminary Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Ohio Historical Society. 23 pp., 10 fig.

Dunkle, S.W., M.J. Westfall  III. 1982. Odonata. Pp. 32-45 in: Franz, R., editor. Rare and endangered biota of Florida Vol. 6., University of Florida Press. 131 pp.

Garrison, R.W. & J.E. Hafernik Jr. 1981. Population structure of the rare damselfly, Ischnura gemina (Kennedy) (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Oecologia 48:377-384.

Shiffer, C.N. 1985. Odonata. Pp. 91-161. in: Genoways, H.H. & F.J. Brenner, editors. Species of special concern in Pennsylvania, Special Publication of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History 11:

Tennessen, K.J. 1990. Odonata. Pp. 81-83. in: Harris, S.C., editor. Preliminary considerations on rare and endangered invertebrates in Alabama. Journal of the Alabama Academy of Sciences 61(2):64-92.

Bibliographic Information - Roy J. Beckemeyer 

Out of Print

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11 Nov 2007 Mike Quinn  entomike@gmail.com / Texas Entomology