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Dragonflies and Damselflies: Model Organisms for Ecological and Evolutionary Research

Alex Córdoba-Aguilar


This book is a collection of nineteen chapters where summaries of major ecological and evolutionary questions have been asked and responded using dragonflies and damselflies as study subjects. Each chapter is written by a well-respected scientist. The topics covered are: demography, population and community ecology, life-history, distribution, abundance, migration, conservation, applied use, predator-prey interactions, mating isolation, lifetime reproductive success estimates, reproduction vs. survival, parasite-host relationships, cryptic female choice, sexual conflict, territoriality, sex-li ... More

Keywords: population ecology, community ecology, migration, conservation, evolution, predator-prey interactions, sex-limited colour polymorphisms, sexual size diamorphism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199230693
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230693.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alex Córdoba-Aguilar, editor
Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

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SECTION I Studies in ecology

SECTION II Studies in evolution

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