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ODONATA (dragonflies and damselflies)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 367 images of ODONATA (dragonflies and damselflies)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of ODONATA (dragonflies and damselflies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
ANISOPTERA (dragonflies) Suborder 15 subtaxa 26 5
ZYGOPTERA (damselflies) Suborder 9 subtaxa 12 5

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Askew, R.R. Identification Chart of British and Irish Dragonflies
Askew, R.R. The Dragonflies of Europe
Brooks, S. (ed.) & Lewington, R. (illust.), 2004 Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Great Britain and Ireland
Dijkstra, K-D & Lewington R., 2006 Field Guide to Dragonflies of Britain and Europe
Fraser, Lt-Col. F.C., 1956 Odonata
Hammond, C.O. & Merritt, R., 1983 The Dragonflies of Great Britain and Ireland
Hammond, C.O., 1977 The Dragonflies of Great Britain and Ireland
Cheshire Dragonflies & Damselflies: http://www.brocross.com/dfly/dfspec.htm Cheshire Dragonflies & Damselflies
Lucas, W.J., 1900 British Dragonflies
Nilsson, A. (ed.), 1996 Aquatic Insects of North Europe
Savory, T.H., 1955 The World of Small Animals
"Intruiged by nature" Photography: http://intruigingnature.photodeck.com/ "Intruiged by nature" Photography
Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut): http://users.skynet.be/jjw.myco.mons Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut)

Freshwater

Greenhalgh, M. & Ovenden, D., 2007 Freshwater Life of Britain and Northern Europe

Nymphs

Brooks, S. (ed.) & Lewington, R. (illust.), 2004 Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Great Britain and Ireland
Module 8: advanced identification of dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata): larvae and exuviae: https://www.fba.org.uk/identification-freshwater-invertebrates-species-level-distance-learning-course Module 8: advanced identification of dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata): larvae and exuviae
Cham, S., 2012 Field Guide to the larvae and exuviae of British Dragonflies, Damselflies (Zygoptera) and Dragonflies (Anisoptera)
Corbet, P.S., Longfield, C. & Moore, N.W., 1960 Dragonflies
Fraser, Lt-Col. F.C., 1956 Odonata
Gardner, A.E., 1955 Key to Larvae
Hammond, C.O. & Merritt, R., 1983 The Dragonflies of Great Britain and Ireland
Hammond, C.O., 1977 The Dragonflies of Great Britain and Ireland
Lucas, W.J., 1930 The Aquatic (Naiad) Stage of the British Dragonflies (Paraneuroptera)
Nilsson, A. (ed.), 1996 Aquatic Insects of North Europe

General Works

British Dragonfly Society British Dragonfly Society
Dragonflies-UK discussion group: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/dragonflies-uk/join Dragonflies-UK discussion group
Bandara, C.D., Singh, S., Afara, I.O., Tesfamichael, T., Wolff, A., Ostrikov, K. & Oloyede, A., 2017 Bactericidal Effects of Natural Nanotopography of Dragonfly Wing on Escherichia coli
Corbet, P.S., Longfield, C. & Moore, N.W., 1960 Dragonflies

Acid mires

Boyce, D., 2004 A review of the invertebrate assemblages of acid mires

ODONATA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

ODONATA is associated with:

There may be taxa associated with Odonata listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)

Associated with ODONATA:

adult adult is endoparasitised by cyst Gorgoderina vitelliloba - a fluke (Plagiorchiida: Gorgoderidae) Avery, R.A., 1974
larva larva is endoparasitised by cyst Gorgoderina vitelliloba - a fluke (Plagiorchiida: Gorgoderidae) Avery, R.A., 1974

Odonata may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Avery, R.A., 1974 Identification of Animal Parasites
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