Members of the Ohio Odonata Society are engaged in a variety of research projects. Many involve survey work, but some are more applied. These links will take you to sites highlighting some of that research.
|Marietta College||A student project conducted by Candace Tuxhorn. Candace used videotape to determine how fast several species of Odonata fly in the wild.|
General overview of survey and other Odonata research at Marietta College.
|Marietta College||Specifics of the Odonata Survey of Washington County carried out by students Dirk Westfall and Chris Todd.|
|A simple project by Dave McShaffrey documenting the color changes in male Anax junius (green darners) as they warm or cool.|
A list of some recent papers:
Eric G., Stephen W. Chordas III, and Robert C. Glotzhober. 1999.
Aberrant wing pigmentation in Libellula
luctuosa specimens from
Robert C. 2006. Life history studies of Cordulegaster
R. C. and D. L. Moody. 2002. Somatochlora
walshii (Odonata: Corduliidae), a new state record for
Glotzhober, Robert C. and Dan Riggs. 1998. Adapting the Townes malaise trap for collecting live Odonata. Bull. American Odonatology 5(3): 43-48.
R. C. and E. Chapman. 2001. Second location for two rare Odonata
Robert C. and Timothy E. Vogt. 2007. Potential site identification for
Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly (Somatochlora
OOS members - there's room for more research here. Send your links to Dave McShaffrey
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