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Owlfly Publishing is an independent publisher based in New Jersey. We specialize in producing high-quality natural history books that appeal to a broad audience. Owlfly Publishing is a subsidiary of Owlfly LLC. 

Owlfly Natural History Books
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Written & illustrated by Chris Alice Kratzer, 2022

"The Social Wasps of North America stands to revolutionize the future of field guides"

- Eric Eaton, author of the Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America

"A gorgeous, useable field guide to one of the most incredible groups of insects on the planet"

- Dr. Seirian Sumner, author of Endless Forms: The Secret World of Wasps

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The Cicadas of North America

Written & illustrated by Chris Alice Kratzer, 2024

COMING SOON!

This book is currently in development with a planned release date in late August or early September 2024.

All preorder copies will be signed by the author.

*cover design subject to change prior to release

Open-Access Science from the Owlfly Team
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Books:

Nastasi, L., Kresslein, R. L., Fowler, K. O., Flores, S. R. F., Mathis, C. L., Davis, C. K., Awad, J., Tomlinson, S., Kelly, T., Martens, A. P., Dal Pos, D., Salden, T., Green, N., McClelland, A. R., Zhang, Y. M., Kratzer, C. A., Parslow, B., Griebenow, Z., and Skvarla, M. (2023). Biodiversity & Classification of Wasps, 1st ed. Penn State WaspID Course. https://doi.org/10.26207/AX00-RK88

(chapter on Vespoidea written by Chris Alice Kratzer)

Papers:

 

Sancio, E. P., Kratzer, C. A., and Carlson, J. C. (2024). Geographical and temporal distribution of Megalopygidae in the United States and Puerto Rico. Toxicon: X, 21(100181). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxcx.2023.100181

(data analysis by Chris Alice Kratzer)

More publications COMING SOON!

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