Books

Selected Odonate Identification/Biology Books

  • Abbott, J.C. 2015. Dragonflies of Texas. A field guide. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 448 pp.
  • Abbott, J.C. 2011. Damselflies of Texas. A field guide. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 268 pp.
  • Abbott, J.C. 2005. Dragonflies and Damselflies of Texas and the South-Central United States. Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, NJ, 344 pp.
  • Bailowitz, R., Danforth D., and Upson S. 2015. A Field Guide to the Damselflies & Dragonflies of Arizona and Sonora. Nova Granada Publications, Tucson, AZ, 459 pp.
  • Behrstock, R.A. 2008. Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Southwest. Rio Nuevo Publishers, Tucson, AZ, 96 pp.
  • Biggs, K. 2004. Common Dragonflies of the Southwest. Azalea Creek Publishing, CA, 160 pp.
  • Biggs, K. 2009. Common Dragonflies of California. Azalea Creek Publishing, CA, 128 pp.
  • Biggs, K. 2015. Dragonflies of the Greater Southwest. Azalea Creek Publishing, CA, 232 pp.
  • Cooper, A. 2014. Dragonflies: Q&A Guide. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA, 102 pp.
  • Corbet, P.S. 1999. Dragonflies: behavior and ecology of Odonata. Compstock, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 829 pp.
  • Dijkstra K-D. B. 2006. Field Guide to the Dragonflies of Britain and Europe. British Wildlife Publishing, Dorset, UK, 320 pp.
  • Dunkle, S.W. 2000. Dragonflies through Binoculars. A Field Guide to Dragonflies of North America. Oxford Univ. Press, New York, NY, 252 pp.
  • Kerst C. and Gordon S. 2011. Dragonflies and Damselflies of Oregon - A Field Guide. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, OR, 304 pp.
  • Lam, E. 2004. Damselflies of the Northeast. A guide to the species of eastern Canada and the northeastern United States. Biodiversity Book, Forest Hills, NY, 96 pp.
  • Manolis, T. 2003. Dragonflies and Damselflies of California. Univ. CA Press, CA, 201 pp.
  • May M.L. and Dunkle S.W. 2007. Damselflies of North America - Color Supplement. Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL, 156 pp.
  • Mitchell F.L. and Lasswell J.L. 2005. A Dazzle of Dragonflies. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, 224 pp.
  • Needham J.G., Westfall M.J., Jr. and May M.L. 2014. Dragonflies of North America, third edition. Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL, 657 pp.
  • Paulson, D. 2009. Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West. Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, NJ, 535 pp.
  • Paulson, D. 2011. Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East. Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, NJ, 538 pp.
  • Walker, J.S. 2017. Common Dragonflies and Damselflies of the Pacific Coast: A Life Size Field Guide. Cave Art Press, Anacortes, WA. 176 pp.
  • Westfall M.J., Jr and May M.L. 2006. Damselflies of North America - Revised Edition. Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, FL, 502 pp.
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