A scientific approach to the identification of European Odonata without capture

Carlo Galliani, Roberto Scherini, Alida Piglia – DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES OF EUROPE. A scientific approach to the identification of European Odonata without capture. Publisher: WBA Handbooks (2017), Pages 352, cm 15x21 – ISBN: 97888903323-6-4

A simple yet detailed guide suitable both for beginners and more expert readers who wish to improve their knowledge of the order Odonata. This book encompasses images and photographs of all the European species having a stable population with chapters about their anatomy, biology, behaviour, distribution range and period of flight, plus basic information about the vagrants with only a few sightings reported. On the whole, 143 reported species and over 600 photographs are included.

Guida al riconoscimento e allo studio di libellule e damigelle

Carlo Galliani, Roberto Scherini, Alida Piglia – ODONATI D’ITALIA. Guida al riconoscimento e allo studio di libellule e damigelle. Publisher: Libreria della Natura (2015), Pages 222, cm 15x21, brossura – ISBN: 9788890978821

A Field Guide which is detailed and yet simple, suitable for beginners as well as for more expert users who desire to improve their knowledge of the Dragonflies and Damselflies. With more than 500 images, photographs and charts, the manual covers all the 93 species in Italy, giving information about the anatomy, biology, habitat, behaviour, distribution, period of flight as well as status. For each species, the key features are described in the text as well as especially indicated in the photographs to make identification easier even in field.