A brief biography of Dr J.A.L. Watson (20 Sept. 1935 – 4 Dec. 1993), Member of Honour of the International Odonatological Society and one of the world’s leading odonalologists, is followed by his odonatol. bibliography (1956-1994; 74 titles). Most of his works deal with the Australian fauna. The bibliography of obituaries published for him is appended. Dr J.A.L. WATSON one of the world’s leading odonatists died suddenly from a heart attack on 4th December 1993.