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  • Baird, JM and ML May. 2003. Fights at the dinner table: agonistic behavior in Pachydiplax longipennis (Odonata: Libellulidae) at feeding sites. Journal of Insect Behavior 16:189-216.
  • Baird, JM and ML May. 1997. Foraging behavior of Pachydiplax longipennis (Odonata: Libellulidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 10:655-678.
  • Burmeister, H. 1839. Handbuch der Entomologie. Zweiter Band. Besondere Entomologie. Zweite Abtheilung. Kaukerfe. Gymnognatha. (Zweite Hälfte; vulgo Neuroptera). Enslin, Berlin: 755-1050.
  • Dunham, M. 1994. The effect of physical characters on foraging in Pachydiplax longipennis (Burmeister) (Anisoptera: Libellulidae). Odonatologica 23:55-62.
  • Garrison, Rosser W. / Poole, Robert W., and Patricia Gentili, eds. 1997. Odonata. Nomina Insecta Nearctica: A Check List of the Insects of North America, vol. 4: Non-Holometabolous Orders. 551-580
  • Johnson, C. 1962. A study of territoriality and breeding behavior in Pachydiplax longipennis Burmeister (Odonata: Libellulidae). Southwestern Naturalist 7:191-197.
  • MacKinnon, BI and ML May. 1994. Mating habitat choice and reproductive success of Pachydiplax longipennis (Burmeister) (Anisoptera: Libellulidae). Advances in Odonatology 6:59-77.
  • Macklin, JM. 1963. Growth rate of Pachydiplax longipennis as influenced by environmental factors. Proc. N. Cent. Br. Ent. Soc. Amer. 18:138-139.
  • May, ML and JM Baird. 2002. A comparison of foraging behavior in two “percher” dragonflies, Pachydiplax longipennis and Erythemis simplicicollis (Odonata: Libellulidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 15:765-778.
  • McCauley, SJ. 2010. Body size and social dominance influence breeding dispersal in male Pachydiplax longipennis (Odonata). Ecological Entomology 35(3):377–385.
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  • Paulson, Dennis R., and Sidney W. Dunkle. 2002. A Checklist of North American Odonata including English name, etymology, type locality, and distribution. Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound, Occasional Paper no. 56. 88
  • Penn, GH 1951. Seasonal variation in the adult size of Pachydiplax longipennis (Burmeister) (Odonata, Libellulidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 44:193-197.
  • Robey, CW. 1975. Observations on breeding behavior in Pachydiplax longipennis (Odonata: Libellulidae). Psyche 82(1):89-96.
  • Rosser, WG, N Von Ellenrieder, JA Louton. 2006. Dragonfly Genera of the New World: An Illustrated And Annotated Key to the Anisoptera. JHU Press.
  • Sherman KJ. 1983. The adaptive significance of postcopulatory mate guarding in a dragonfly Pachydiplax longipennis. Animal Behaviour 31:1107-1115.
  • Tol J. van (2013). Odonata: Global Species Database Odonata (version Dec 2011). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 11th March 2013 (Roskov Y., Kunze T., Paglinawan L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Hernandez F., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Reading, UK.
  • Wellborn, GA and JV Robinson. 1986. Microhabitat selection as an antipredator strategy in the aquatic insect Pachydiplax longipennis Burmeister (Odonata: Libellulidae). Oecologia 71:185-189.


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