Odes for Beginners
Learn the basics of dragonfly and damselfly behavior, biology, and habitat, and get tips on how to watch them in the wild.
Corbet, Philip. Dragonflies: Behavior and Ecology of Odonata. Cornell University Press, 1999.
Dunkle, Sidney. Dragonflies Through Binoculars: A Field Guide to Dragonflies of North America. Oxford University Press, 2000.
Miller, Michelle, and Ola Fincke. "Cues for Mate Recognition and the Effect of Prior Experience on Mate Recognition in Enallagma Damselflies." Journal of Insect Behavior (Vol. 12, No. 6, 1999), 801-14.
Mitchell, Forrest, and James Lasswell. A Dazzle of Dragonflies. Texas A&M University Press, 2005.
Silsby, Jill. Dragonflies of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001.
Wilson, Keith. "The Dragon Hunter." National Geographic Explorer! (September 2005), 4-9.
Needham, James G. "Dragonflies—Rainbows on the Wing." National Geographic (August 1951), 215-29.