Dragonflies & Damselflies of New Zealand



Milen Marinov & Mike Ashbee | 168 pages | paperback | 2019

Superb fliers with extraordinary vision and startling colours, dragonflies and damselflies are exquisite examples of evolutionary adaptation and a favourite of nature lovers around the world. This book is a beautifully illustrated natural history and field guide to New Zealand’s 14 species of dragonflies and damselflies.

  • Expert and up-to-date information on the 14 species breeding in New Zealand.
  • Natural history of the group including an introduction to evolution, habitats, biology, behaviour, photography and conservation.
  • More than 200 new photographs and hand-drawn illustrations of dragonflies and damselflies at all life stages in their environment.
  • Authoritative text on each species covering identification, measurement, behaviour, breeding, flying period and where to observe the species.
  • Range maps for all species.

Additional information

Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 220 × 145 × 15 mm


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