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Pictorial handbook on common dragon and damsel flies (Odonata : Insecta) of mangroves of Sundarbans, India

Amit Mitra

Pictorial handbook on common dragon and damsel flies (Odonata : Insecta) of mangroves of Sundarbans, India

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Kolkata .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 53-56).

Other titlesCommon dragon and damsel flies, Odonata : Insecta
StatementAmit Mitra and Bulganin Mitra ; edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India.
ContributionsMitra, Bulganin., Zoological Survey of India.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23911157M
ISBN 109788181712202
LC Control Number2009310499
OCLC/WorldCa436445805

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