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4 edition of dragonflies of Sri Lanka found in the catalog.

dragonflies of Sri Lanka

Terence de Fonseka

dragonflies of Sri Lanka

by Terence de Fonseka

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Published by WHT Publications in Colombo .
Written in

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.,
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Dragonflies -- Sri Lanka,
    • Dragonflies -- Sri Lanka -- Identification,
    • Dragonflies -- Anatomy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Terence de Fonseka.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL520.25.S72 F66 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination303 p. :
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6859772M
      ISBN 109559114190
      LC Control Number00370482

      Pemberley Books supplies a large range of Odonata and other Natural History books to order online. Theme Currency A Field Guide to The Dragonflies and Damselflies of Sri Lanka. by Sumanapala, A.P. Paperback £; New Book Availability: In stock; Dragonflies and . You searched for: dragonfly mask! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!Missing: Sri Lanka.

        Increasingly the segmentation between birders, butterfly watchers, dragonfly watchers and photographers is reducing as interests overlap and there is a demand for books that cover the three popular groups of birds, butterflies and dragonflies. Having written and photographed the guide to the birds of Sri Lanka in the series, Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne has produced a single, compact . Sri Lanka is a paradise for butterfly enthusiasts with species of butterflies and skippers. Even the wetland reserves near the capital of Colombo will hold as many as fifty different species. Seasonally, large migrations of whites and yellows take place. All year round a breathtaking array of species can be seen. At least Continue reading "Dragonfly & Butterfly Watching".

      Sri Lanka, our motherland is so Amazing! This one of most beautiful islands in world which is full natural resources, wild lives, a proud culture and tradition, beautiful places and good people. That why many of tourists came across the seas to see this beautiful paradise. Sri Lanka is .   The front covers of the only two books dedicated to the dragonflies and damselflies of Sri Lanka has one thing in common. They both feature a widespread Oriental dragonfly Dawn Droping Trithemis aurora. Sri Lanka is home to species of dragonflies and damselflies out of which a whopping 53 54 are of these endemics too are strikingly coloured.


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Dragonflies of Sri Lanka by Terence de Fonseka Download PDF EPUB FB2

As identification of butterflies and dragonflies require a different approach, the two sections are done as two mini photographic field guides with common introductory sections to wildlife watching in Sri Lanka. The book includes information on the key wildlife sites, general introductions to the biology of dragonflies and butterflies, up-to-date checklists with local status and useful references /5(15).

Dragonflies are strikingly beautiful insects and small colourful pearls of Sri Lanka's remarkable biodiversity. At present, species are known from the island, of which almost half are endemic.

The first photographic field guide to the dragonflies of Sri Lanka covering 91 of the species found in Sri Lanka. It includes 35 of the 52 endemic species. A landmark publication and the first modern photographic field guide to the Odonata of South Asia.

The book unravels the distinctively vibrant world of these insects, which are often found suspended midair in our home garden. A captivating and an informative read, it explores the rich diversity of species of damselflies and dragonflies, inhabiting the lush tropical terrains of Sri Lanka.

BUTTERFLIES AND DRAGONFLIES OF SRI LANKA Book Details. ISBN ISBN Author: Gehan De Silva: Translator: Publisher: 21st Butterflies And Dragonflies Of Sri Lanka - by Gehan De Silva (Press Esc) Price: LKR.

1, Quantity. Added to Author: Gehan De Silva. This book provides comprehensive review of the Odonata of Sri Lanka, including complete keys to all species of dragonflies and damselflies recorded on the island.

Includes colour photos and line illustrations. Dragonflies of Sri Lanka Matjaz Bedjanic, Karen Conniff & Gehan de Silva Wijeratne. Sri Lanka boasts butterflies and dragonflies (including damselflies).

Thus, the and 78 respectively chosen for inclusion in A Naturalist's Guide to the BUTTERFLIES & DRAGONFLIES of SRI LANKA actually represent more than three fifths of the total number. The bulk of. 18 A Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Sri Lanka.

Figure 03 Frontal view of the head of a dragonfly (Left) and damselfly (Right) Differentiation between the sexes. Differentiating between the sexes in odonata is easy in many species, as males and females have different colour patterns. Dragonflies & Damselflies of Sri Lanka A total of Ordonate (Dragonflies & Damselflies) species have been described from Sri Lanka to date.

There are few more new species in the process of description (van Der Porten N. & Karen Conniff ). Dragonflies of the World By Jill Silsby - () pages; matt art paper, with colour photographs (including a few monochrome), 64 colour & monochrome illustrations, 5 illustrated maps and 8 graphs and tables.

Hard Cover. 26cm x 23cm ISBN: Smithsonian Institution Press Washington D.C. This book is anMissing: Sri Lanka. Launch of "A field guide to Dragonflies and Damselflies" Book 01 JUN A field guide to Dragonflies and Damselflies reintroduces us to the vista of these flying insects that remain suspended with an unwavering balance in mid-air, flying low and high amongst the green of the gardens.

Known as Sri Lanka’s first-ever maker’s market. As identification of butterflies and dragonflies require a different approach, the two sections are done as two mini photographic field guides with common introductory sections to wildlife watching in Sri Lanka.

The book includes information on the key wildlife sites, general introductions to the biology of dragonflies and butterflies, up-to-date checklists with local status and useful references for people who wish to. I have had two main aims in writing this account of the dragonflies of Sri Lanka.

The first and I now consider this to be of lesser importance, was to bring together what little is known about them and so provide a reference book or guide for those who may choose.

During my field work with plants I have photographed many odonates from North Borneo, West Thailand, Laos and Sri Lanka and was keen to learn what some of them might be and after reading this book (and ‘Dragonflies’ – “ WARNING ” both books are covert instruments of infatuation) my long held fascination of these creatures since teens.

Dragonflies are predators. The larvae inhabit water and adults fly near aquatic places. They are diverse in color and shape. There are major 2 types of odonates in the world; they are dragonflies and damselflies. The eyes are closer together in dragonflies, and their wings are held broadly opened from the.

As identification of butterflies and dragonflies require a different approach, the two sections are done as two mini photographic field guides with common introductory sections to wildlife watching in Sri Lanka. The book includes information on the key wildlife sites, general introductions to the biology of dragonflies and butterflies, up-to-date checklists with local status and useful references for people who wish to /5(17).

Thus to have a compact, small format and easy-to-use book which enables identification of the majority of species of butterflies and dragonflies one is likely to encounter while traveling Sri Lanka in 5/5(10). A Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Sri Lanka covers of the odonate species known from Sri Lanka with photographs and description on identification, habits, habitats and Author: Amila Prasanna Sumanapala.

His many books include Wild Sri Lanka also published by John Beaufoy Publishing and Sri Lankan Wildlife (Bradt Publishers). He branded the Elephant Gathering and introduced the concepts of Leopard Safaris and Dragonfly Safaris in Sri Lanka. 2nd edition. A single, compact and portable photographic guide to the butterflies and dragonflies of Sri Lanka.

The emphasis for the. species of butterfly and 78 dragonflies featured in this second edition is on the commoner species, covering around 90 per cent of those that a visitor is likely to see. A special dragonfly tour led by an expert Sri Lankan guide.

Sri Lanka has dragonfly species, and 56 of those are endemics! We should be able to find + species during this 2 week exploration of the island. Explore the best areas for dragonflies including Sinharaja, Kitulgala, Sigiriya, Newara Eliya.The “Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Sri Lanka” by Amila Sumanapala is a significant contribution to the documentation of freshwater biodiversity of south Asia.

The book covers with beautiful photographs and brief descriptions of species of dragonflies and damselflies, which is little over 80 percent of the island fauna.Such an extraordinary level of endemism makes Sri Lankan dragonflies an exceptionally interesting group for studies in biodiversity, zoogeography, phylogeny and ecology.

The book "Dragonfly fauna.