Insects of West Virginia Odonates

Works Consulted

This is not intended to be a comprehensive bibliography of the Odonata, but rather a list of the books and articles that were used in the writing of the species pages of this website.
Alcock J. 1983. Mate Guarding and the Acquisition of New Mates in Calopteryx maculata (P. De Beauvois) (Zygoptera: Calopterygidae). Odonatologica 12(2):153-9.
Bick G.H. and Bick J.C. 1970. Oviposition in Archilestes grandis (Rambur) (Odonata: Lestidae). Entomological News 81:157-63.
Bick G.H. and Sulzbach D. 1966. Reproductive Behavior of the Damselfly, Heaerina americana (Fabricius) (Odonata: Calopterygidae). Animal Behavior 14:156-8.
Bick G.H. and Hornuff L.E. 1966. Reproductive Behavior in the Damselflies Enallagma aspersum (Hagen) and Enallagma exsulans (Hagen). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 68(2):78-85.
Bick G.H. and Bick J.C. 1965. Color Variation and Significance of Color in Reproduction in the Damselfly, Argia apicalis (Say) (Zygoptera: Coenagriidae). Canadian Entomologist 97:32-41.
Bick G.H., Bick J.C., Hornuff L.E. 1976. Behavior of Chromagrion conditum (Hagen) Adults (Zygoptera: Coenagrioniidae). Odonatologica 5(2):129-41.
Bick G.H. and Bick J.C. 1965. Demography and Behavior of the Damselfly, Argia apicalis (Say), (Odonata: Coenagriidae). Ecology 46(4):461-72.
Bick G.H. and Bick J.C. 1963. Behavior and Population Structure of the Damselfly, Enallagma civile (Hagen) (Odonata: Coenagriidae). Southwestern Naturalist 8(2):57-84.
Borror D.J. 1934. Ecological Studies of Argia moesta Hagen (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) by Means of Marking. Ohio Journal of Science 34:97-108.
Chippindale P.T., Davé V.K., Whitmore D.H., Robinson J.V. 1999. Phylogenetic Relationships of North American Damselflies of the Genus Ischnura (Odonata: Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae) Based on Sequences of Three Mitochondrial Genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 11(1):110-21.
Corbet P.S. 1999. Dragonflies : Behavior and Ecology of Odonata. Ithaca, N.Y: Comstock Pub. Associates.
Dunkle S.W. 2000. Dragonflies through Binoculars : A Field Guide to Dragonflies of North America. New York: Oxford University.
Eaton E.R. and Kaufman K. 2007. Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America. New York, N.Y: Houghton Mifflin Co.
Evans A.V. and National Wildlife Federation. 2007. National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Insects and Spiders & Related Species of North America. New York: Sterling Pub.
Fincke O.M. 1987. Female Monogamy in the Damselfly Ischnura verticalis Say (Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae). Odonatologica 16(2):129-43.
Freeland J.R., May M., Lodge R., Conrad K.F. 2003. Genetic Diversity and Widespread Haplotypes in a Migratory Dragonfly, the Common Green Darner Anax junius. Ecological Entomology 28(4):413-21.
Fuselier L., Decker P., Lunski J., Mastel T., Skolness S. 2007. Sex Differences and Size at Emergence are Not Linked to Biased Sex Ratios in the Common Green Darner, Anax junius (Odonata: Aeshnidae). Journal of Freshwater Ecology 22(1):107-18.
Gloyd L.K. 1968. The Union of Argia fumipennis (Burmeister, 1839) with Argia Violacea (Hagen, 1861), and the Recognition of Three Subspecies (Odonata). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (658):1-6.
Gower J.L. and Kormondy E.J. 1963. Life History of Damselfly Lestes rectangularis with Special Reference to Seasonal Regulation. Ecology 44(2):398-402.
Hilton D.F.J. 1984. Reproductive Behavior of Leucorrhinia hudsonica (Selys) (Odonata: Libellulidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 57(4):580-90.
Hutchinson R. and Menard B. 1992. Contribution to the Biology of Stylurus spiniceps (Walsh) (Odonata: Gomphidae). Fabreries 17(3):85-93.
Ingram B.R. and Jenner C.E. 1976. Life Histories of Enallagma hageni (Walsh) and E. aspersum (Hagen) (Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae). Odonatologica 5(4):331-45.
Johnson C. 1973. Distributional Patterns and their Interpretation in Hetaerina americana (Odonata: Calopterygidae). Florida Entomologist 56(1):24-42.
Johnson C. 1962. Breeding Behavior and Oviposition in Calopteryx maculatum (Beauvais) (Odonata: Calopterygidae). American Midland Naturalist 68(1):242-7.
Johnson C. 1962. Description of Territorial Behavior and a Quantitative Study of its Function in Males of Hetaerina americana (Fabricius) (Odonata: Agriidae). Canadian Entomologist 94(178):191.
Johnson C. 1961. Breeding Behaviour and Oviposition in Hetaerina americana (Fabricius) and H. Titia (Drury) (Odonata: Agriidae). Canadian Entomologist 93:260-6.
Lam E. 2004. Damselflies of the Northeast : A Guide to the Species of Eastern Canada & the Northeastern United States. Forest Hills, NY: Biodiversity Books.
Marshall S.A. 2007. Insects : Their Natural History and Diversity : A Photographic Guide to Insects of Eastern North America. Buffalo, N.Y.: Firefly; 2007.
McCafferty W.P. 1979. Swarm-Feeding by the Damselfly Hetaerina americana (Odonata: Calopterygidae) on Mayfly Hatches. Aquatic Insects 1(3):149-51.
Nikula B., Loose J.L., Burne M.R. 2003. A Field Guide to the Dragonflies and Damselflies of Massachusetts. Boston: Little, Brown.
Nikula B., Sones J., Stokes D.W., Stokes L.Q. 2002. Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies and Damselflies. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown.
Oppenheimer S.D. and Waage J.K. 1987. Hand-Pairing: A New Technique for Obtaining Copulations within and between Calopteryx Species (Zygoptera: Calopterygidae). Odonatologica 16(3):291-6.
Oppenheimer S.D. and Robakiewicz P.E. 1987. Attempted Copulation of Two Calopteryx Maculata (P. De Beauv.) Females by a Stylogomphus albistylus (Hag.) Male (Zygoptera: Calopterygidae; Anisoptera: Gomphidae). Notulae Odonatologicae 2(10):166-7.
Pilon J., Pilon L., Lagace D. 1989. Notes on the Effect of Temperature on Egg Development of Leucorrhinia glacialis Hagen (Anisoptera: Libellulidae). Odonatologica 18(3):293-6.
Platt A.P. 1994. Anax junius (Dru.) Attracted to Light at Night (Anisoptera: Aeshnidae). Notulae Odonatologicae 4(4):70-2.
Pritchard G. 1982. Life History Strategies in Dragonflies and the Colonization of North America by the Genus Argia (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Advances in Odonatology 1:227-241.
Robinson J.V., Bronstad C.C., Bronstad C.H. 1985. Contrasting Diurnal and Nocturnal Perching Sites of Ischnura posita (Hag.) (Zygoptera, Coenagrionidae). Notulae Odonatologicae 2(5):85-7.
Robinson J.V., Shaffer L.R., Hagemeier D.D., Smatresk N.J. 1991. The Ecological Role of Caudal Lamellae Loss in the Larval Damselfly, Ischnura Posita (Hagen) (Odonata: Zygoptera). Oecologia 87(1):1-7.
Savard M. 1986. Sperm Translocation Behaviour in a Solitary Male of Sympetrum Obtrusum (Hagen) (Anisoptera: Libellulidae). Notulae Odonatologicae 2(8):125-7.
Shaffer L.R. and Robinson J.V. 1993. Ontogenetic Differences in Intraspecific Aggression of Damselfly Larvae: Ischnura Posita (Hagen) (Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae). Odonatologica 22(3):311-7.
Shaffer L.R. and Robinson J.V. 1989. Sex Ratio and Sexual Dimorphism in Late Instar Larvae of Ischnura posita (Hagen) (Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae). Notulae Odonatologicae 3(3):40-1.
Stange G. 1981. The Ocellar Component of Flight Equilibrium Control in Dragonflies. Journal of Comparative Physiology 141:335-47.
Waage J.K. 1982. Sperm Displacement by Male Lestes vigilax Hagen (Zygoptera: Lestidae). Odonatologica 11(3):201-9.
Waage J.K. 1984. Female and Male Interactions during Courtship in Calopteryx maculata and C. dimidiata (Odonata: Calopterygidae): Influence of Oviposition Behaviour. Animal Behaviour 32(2):400-4.
Westfall M.J. and May M.L. 1996. Damselflies of North America. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers : Distributors, Flora & Fauna Books.
White D.S. and Sexton O.J. 1989. The Monarch Butterfly (Lepidoptera: Danaidae) as Prey for the Dragonfly Hagenius brevistylus (Odonata: Gomphidae). Entomological News 100(3):129-32.