Dragonfly genera of the new world: an illustrated and annotated key to the anisoptera. rosser wg, n von ellenrieder & ja louton. the johns hopkins university press, baltimore, maryland, usa, 2006. 384 pp. , isbn-10: 0801884462 Reportar como inadecuado




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Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 2008, 81 1

Autor: PABLO PESSACQ

Fuente: http://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=369944285012


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Revista Chilena de Historia Natural ISSN: 0716-078X editorial@revchilhistnat.com Sociedad de Biología de Chile Chile PESSACQ, PABLO Dragonfly Genera of the New World: an illustrated and annotated key to the Anisoptera. Rosser WG, N Von Ellenrieder & JA Louton.
The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 2006.
384 pp.
, ISBN-10: 0801884462 Revista Chilena de Historia Natural, vol.
81, núm.
1, 2008, pp.
151-152 Sociedad de Biología de Chile Santiago, Chile Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=369944285012 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Revista Chilena de Historia Natural NITROGEN SEDIMENT FLUXES OFF CENTRAL CHILE 151 81: 151-152, 2008 BOOK REVIEW Dragonfly Genera of the New World: an illustrated and annotated key to the Anisoptera.
Rosser WG, N Von Ellenrieder & JA Louton.
The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 2006.
384 pp., ISBN-10: 0801884462, USD 99.00 (hardcover) The Neotropical region, with more than 1,600 described species, hosts the largest biodiversity of Odonata in the world (Garrison 1991, Tsuda 2000), reaching its maximum expression in central and northern South America.
While North American Odonata has been well surveyed (if not completely) and several compilations and field guides exist (Westfall & May 1996, Dunkle 2000, Biggs 2004), the opposite rules in Central and South America. Even when a wide number of species have been described in the last years, many more are still waiting to be discovered and no general keys or compilations for this region exist (with the exceptions of Borror 1945 and Munz 1919).
In addition, Neotropical Odonata bibliography is widely scattered. In this sense, “Dragonfly Genera….” represents a huge step forwa...





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