Last edited by Nall
Sunday, October 11, 2020 | History

2 edition of dragonflies of British Columbia found in the catalog.

dragonflies of British Columbia

Robert A. Cannings

dragonflies of British Columbia

by Robert A. Cannings

  • 24 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by British Columbia Provincial Museum in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Columbia.
    • Subjects:
    • Dragonflies -- British Columbia.,
    • Insects -- British Columbia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert A. Cannings and Kathleen M. Stuart ; line drawings by Robert A. Cannings ; half-tones by Kathleen M. Stuart.
      SeriesHandbook - British Columbia Provincial Museum ; no. 35, Handbook (British Columbia Provincial Museum) ;, no. 35.
      ContributionsStuart, Kathleen M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH71.V6 A28 no. 35, QL520.2.C2 A28 no. 35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination254 p. :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4487887M
      LC Control Number79317093

      rare dragonflies of British Columbia were collected. Changes in rank were made for 10 species based on the results of the surveys. The result is a rare and endangered list of 24 species (Appendix A) and a total provincial list of This includes. This book covers all British species of dragonfly and damselfly, including species now extinct and others known only as vagrants. Its illustrations (multiple views of each species) are excellent, with enough detail (and accompanying text) to satisfy the most rigorous observer, and the distribution maps are extremely useful for knowing whether a species is likely to occur in a particular s:

      Books Set in British Columbia Showing of At Grave's End (Night Huntress, #3) by. Jeaniene Frost (Goodreads Author) avg rating — 81, ratings. Dragonflies and damselflies (insecta: odonata) of the argentine yungas: species composition and identification. Scientific reports, società zoologica ‘la torbiera’, italy 7: University of california riverside, , entomology phone: () fax: () email: [email protected].

      (G-rank) and the status of the species in British Columbia (the S-rank). Ranks of 1 are for species in the most perilous condition, 5 for species that are secure. * are species that are not common in our area despite their overall rank For more information on BC dragonflies and damselflies there is the provincial museum guide: Cannings R.A. dragonflies of Canada at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). These were published by Walker (Walker , and ), but have not been examined by the author. The literature reports were included in the database. There are also specimens in the Royal British Columbia Museum (RBCM) and a database including reports was.


Share this book
You might also like
Muslim Travellers

Muslim Travellers

Allocation of law enforcement authority in the international system

Allocation of law enforcement authority in the international system

The new, dynamic church

The new, dynamic church

philosophical work of Herbert Spencer

philosophical work of Herbert Spencer

Stepford wives

Stepford wives

Ontario municipal elections lexicon.

Ontario municipal elections lexicon.

How To Loose Weight Without Dieting Or Exercise

How To Loose Weight Without Dieting Or Exercise

The wisdom of Ananda Coomaraswamy

The wisdom of Ananda Coomaraswamy

Geometric Group Theory

Geometric Group Theory

Batik

Batik

On the Lackawanna

On the Lackawanna

Need indicators and target efficiency

Need indicators and target efficiency

Bihar control orders, 1971, as amended upto 31-1-71

Bihar control orders, 1971, as amended upto 31-1-71

Dragonflies of British Columbia by Robert A. Cannings Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Dragonflies of British Columbia [Cannings, Robert A.; Stuart, Kathleen M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Dragonflies of British ColumbiaAuthor: Kathleen M.

Cannings, Robert A.; Stuart. The Dragonflies of British Columbia. British Columbia Provincial Museum, Handbook No. [CANNINGS, ROBERT A. AND KATHLEEN M. STUART] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Dragonflies of British Columbia. British Columbia Dragonflies of British Columbia book Museum, Handbook No. Author: ROBERT A.

AND KATHLEEN M. STUART CANNINGS. Dragonfly watching has become a popular outdoor activity, and this easy-to-use little book is the ideal companion for anyone who wants to join the ranks of outdoor enthusiasts. Entomologist Robert Cannings describes the 88 species of dragonflies and damselflies found in BC and the Yukon, noting habitat preferences and distribution.

This book contains keys and descriptions identifying the adults and larvae of the 80 species of dragonflies and damselflies known to occur in British Columbia. The best (if not the only) book of this type.

Because it is specific to BC, it is small and not overwhelming. Cannings gives good information about dragonflies and damselflies - their physical attributes, behavior and habitat.

The only criticism is that some of the photographs could be better. Introducing the Dragonflies of British Columbia and /5(4).

The best (if not the only) book of this type. Because it is specific to BC, it is small and not overwhelming. Cannings gives good information about dragonflies and damselflies - their physical attributes, behavior and habitat.

The only criticism is that some of the photographs could be ucing the Dragonflies of British Columbia and Reviews: 1. Buy the Paperback Book Introducing the Dragonflies of British Columbia and the Yukon by Robert A.

Cannings atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Red-listed dragonflies in British Columbia River Jewelwing Calopteryx aequabilis The jewelwings are the largest and most spectacular damselflies in Canada.

The River Jewelwing is British Columbia’s only representative of the family. It has a metallic green body with blue reflec-tions, broad wings darkened at the tips, and long, black legs. Adult dragonflies in British Columbia live for about one to two months.

References. Cannings, R.A. Introducing the dragonflies of British Columbia and the Yukon. Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria and University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver. Dragonflies.

As part of the Living Landscapes Project in northern British Columbia (BC), the Royal British Columbia Museum (RBCM) and the Ministry of Environment's British Columbia Conservation Data Centre (CDC) joined forces, beginning into study the dragonflies (Insecta: Odonata) of the region.

The study area includes the province north of about 52º N, approximately the latitude of. Introducing the dragonflies of British Columbia and the Yukon.

Victoria, B.C.: Royal British Columbia Museum, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. British Dragonfly Society Promotes the study and conservation of dragonflies and damselflies and their natural habitats, especially in the United Kingdom. About this book.

Read our interview with Dave Smallshire. Britain's Dragonflies is the only comprehensive photographic field guide to the damselflies and dragonflies of Great Britain and Ireland. Written by two of Britain's foremost Dragonfly experts, this fully revised and updated fourth edition features hundreds of stunning images and identification charts covering all 57 resident, migrant.

The British Dragonfly Society would like to congratulate its Patron, Sir David Attenborough, on his upcoming second knighthood.

Sir Attenborough is to be appointed a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael And St George for services to television broadcasting and conservation. A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata, infraorder Anisoptera (from Greek ἄνισος anisos, "unequal" and πτερόν pteron, "wing", because the hindwing is broader than the forewing).Adult dragonflies are characterized by large, multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong, transparent wings, sometimes with coloured patches, and an elongated body.

"This book, without doubt, is the best single guide to the identification of the region’s insects." -- Rob Cannings, Ph.D., Curator Emeritus of Entomology at Canada's Royal British Columbia Museum and author of Dragonflies of British Columbia and the Yukon. All photos published on this site are copyright of the original photographer and are reproduced with their permission.

All other content of this site is copyright of the British Dragonfly Society except where explicitly stated otherwise. The British Dragonfly Society is a registered charity, number In British Columbia, dragonflies live only a short time as adults - about one to two months.

A dragonfly begins its adulthood when the fully grown larva metamorphoses into an adult inside its last larval skin, then crawls out of the water, up a plant stalk or some other support.

Gomphidae and Coenagrionidae (pond damsels) can emerge. There are about 5, different species of dragonflies all over the world except in Antarctica. of the species can be found in the United States and about 80 species in British Columbia.

(fact, most of the 5, species are found in remote, tropical areas.). Dragonfly Books - - Station Ave, Victoria, BC, Canada V9B 2S1 - Rated 5 based on 1 Review "Great service and excellent prices.

They had the exact. Dragonfly and damselfly guide: common species in Britain, where to find and how to identify.

Summer is a great time for spotting insects on the wing in the British countryside – our expert guide explains how to identify and where to find common dragonflies, damselflies and demoiselles species.Introducing the Dragonflies of British Columbia and the Yukon by Robert A.

Cannings. Authors. C. Riley Nelson, Brigham Young University. Recommended Citation. Scientific name: Aeshna canadensis Length: 64 mm Description: a large brown dragonfly with two stripes on each side of the thorax and relatively large spots on segments three to ten; the first stripe has a deep notch and resembles a thorn.

On males, the abdominal spots are blue; the stripes are often blue at the top transitioning to green at the bottom.