The following bibliography has been generated by bringing together all references provided by our content partners. There may be duplication.


  • 1. National Biodiversity Network Species Dictionary (Jan 2003) External link.
  • 2. McGeeny, A. (1986) A complete guide to British dragonflies. Jonathan Cape, London.
  • 3. Sterry, P. (1997) Complete British Wildlife photo guide. Harper Collins Publishers, London.
  • 4. O' Toole, C. (2002) The new encyclopedia of insects and their allies. Oxford University Press, Oxford
  • 5. Buczacki, S. (2002) Fauna Britannica. Hamlyn, London.
  • 6. British Dragonfly Society (March 2003) External link.
  • Anax imperator Leach, 1815
  • Leach, W. E. 1815. Entomology. -- In: D. Brewster, Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. Volume 9. Edinburgh: 57-172.
  • Tol J. van (2015). Odonata: Global Species Database of Odonata (version Dec 2011). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.


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