Forest and Dragonflies
4th WDA Symposium of Odonatology,
Pontevedra, Spain, July 2005

Faunistica, No. 60

Edited by A.C. Rivera
Collection of 14 papers on dragonflies, graphs,
tables & color photos
November 2006
Pensoft (Sofia-Moscow)
Distributed by
ISBN: 9546422789
300 pages, Illustrated
$167.50 Hardcover

Cordero Rivera, A.: Introduction - Corbet, P.S.: Forests as habitats for dragonflies (Odonata) - Graca, M.: Allochthonous organic matter as a food resource for aquatic invertebrates in forested streams. The importance of forests for dragonflies in different continents - Orr, A.G.: Odonata in Bornean tropical rain forest formations: diversity, endemicity and implications for conservation management - Paulson, D.: The importance of forests to neotropical dragonflies - Fincke, O.M.: Use of forest and tree species, and dispersal by giant damselflies (Pseudostigmatiae): future prospects in fragmented forests - Dijstra, K.-D. & Claustnitzer, V.: Thoughts from Africa: how can forest influence species composition, diversity and speciation in tropical Odonata?

- Sahlen, G.: Specialists vs. generalists among dragonflies - the importance of forest environments in the formation of diverse species pools - Tsubaki, Y. & N. Tsuji: Dragonfly habitat maps based on landcover and habitat relation models. Conservation and behavioral issues - Samways, M.: Threat levels to odonate assemblages from invasive alien tree canopies - Taylor, Ph.: Movement behaviours of a forest odonate in two heterogeneous landscapes - Thompson, D.J. & Watts, Ph.C.: The structure of the Coenagrion mercuriale populations in the New Forest, southern England - Watanabe, M.: Mate location and competition for mates in relation to sunflecks of forest floors - Cordoba-Aguilar, A. & Contreras-Garduno, J.: Differences in immune ability in forest habitats of varying quality: dragonflies as study models - Hadrys, H. The present role and future promise of conservation genetics for forest Odonates


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