n African Entomology - Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa, M.J. Samways : book review

Volume 16, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589
  • Author G. Gade
  • Source : African Entomology, Volume 16, Issue 2, Sep 2008, p. 315
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
    The Sciences Citation Index of the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI)



This book covers the more than 150 species of damselflies and dragonflies that have been reported to occur in South Africa. Of these, about 30 species are endemic. The main aim of the book is to increase the number of damselfly and dragonfly enthusiasts who are fascinated by these aesthetically pleasing insects that have been around for about 300 million years.

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