Topic: John Abbott

Field Guide for Texas Damselflies Highlights Diversity of Fascinating Insects

May 3, 2011

A new field guide for damselflies by University of Texas at Austin entomologist John Abbott is the most comprehensive guide for identifying the colorful insects that flit about streams and ponds around the state.

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Captured in a flash

July 29, 2010
Captured in a flash

Entomologist John Abbott uses high-speed flash photography to capture insects, bats and other animals in motion around Texas. The technique gives him (and the viewer) the ability to see these creatures in a way that is impossible with the naked eye.

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