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Dragonflies of the Yungas (Odonata). A Field Guide to the Species From Argentina (Libelulas de las Yungas (Odonata). Una Guia de Campo para las especies de Argentina)

Von Ellenrieder, N, and Garrison, R

ISBN 10: 954642305X / ISBN 13: 9789546423054
Published by Pensoft Publishers, 2007
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The Yungas are highly biodiverse cloud forests extending from Venezuela south through NW Argentina, and are considered one of the biodiversity 'hot spots' in South America. This bilingual (Spanish/English) pocket field guide, the first of its kind for any region in South America, is accompanied by 280 illustrations including detailed diagnostic drawings and numerous color photos of live dragonflies. It covers all 102 species in 45 genera and 9 families found in the Argentine Yungas, representing over a third of all species known from the country. This guide provides a reliable and original means of identifying adult odonates for limnologists, ecologists, biologists, naturalists, amateurs and to anyone interested in the aquatic ecosystems of the cloud forests of the South American Andes, their biota and conservation. Natalia von Ellenrieder is a researcher for the CONICET (Consejo de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas) at the Instituto de Bio y Geociencias in Salta, Argentina, and Rosser W. Garrison is an Insect biosystematist at the California Department of Food and Agriculture in the US. Las Yungas son selvas nubladas de alta biodiversidad que se extienden desde Venezuela hasta el NO de Argentina, y son consideradas como uno de los 'puntos calientes' de biodiversidad en Sudamerica. Esta guia bilingue (Espanol/Ingles) de bolsillo, la primera en su genero para cualquier region en Sudamerica, esta acompanada por 280 ilustraciones incluyendo detallados dibujos diagnosticos y numerosas fotografias a color de libelulas. Trata todas las 102 especies de los 45 generos y 9 familias halladas en las Yungas de Argentina, representando mas de un tercio del total de especies conocidas del pais. Esta guia provee un medio confiable y original para identificar a los adultos de odonatos para limnologos, ecologos, biologos, naturalistas, amateurs y para todos aquellos interesados en los ecosistemas acuaticos de las selvas nubladas de los Andes sudamericanos, su biota y conservaci engspa. Bookseller Inventory # 13891

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Title: Dragonflies of the Yungas (Odonata). A Field...

Publisher: Pensoft Publishers

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

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Established in 1994, today Pensoft has become the leading Publisher and Bookseller of natural and humanitarian science books in Eastern Europe and Russia, with more than 300 titles published till now, 80 % of them being published in English and addressed to the world¿s academic and general public markets. As booksellers and distributors, we have expanded our areas of interest from Zoology, Botany, Earth and Environmental Sciences, to encompass also Mathematics, Physics, History, Archaeology, Linguistics, Business, Finance, etc.

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