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This "taxonomic Ant Picturebase" is a virtual museum of ants (Formicidae) of Malaysia, Mongolia and Germany. 496 ant species (94 genera) are shown in high resolution pictures, 16 posters on Asian ants are currently in our poster exhibition, and we have many more interesting information on ants. [Information of the supplier]
Picture databasesResource type
http://antbase.net/
APASD provides information on invasive alien species (IAS) in the Asia-Pacific countries and regions. IASs are classified into nine categories: insects, mammals, nematodes, other animals, bacteria, fungi, plants, viruses, and other organisms. This category (organism group) is a key for searching the data. Each IAS data record consists of the following data fields. Among them, "country or region", "species name" and "year of invasion or detection" can be keys for an IAS search. Data fields: country ... [Information of the supplier]
Factual databasesResource type
http://www.niaes.affrc.go.jp/techdoc/apasd/
This web site shows drawings of Crataegus by Knud Ib Christensen; they were reproduced from his "Revision of Crataegus Sect. Crataegus and Nothosect. Crataeguineae (Rosaceae-Maloideae) in the Old World" (1992, Systematic Botany Monographs, Volume 35). [Editorial staff vifabio]
Discipline based websitesResource type
http://web.archive.org/web/20110429102823/http://www.botanic-garden.ku.dk/kic/Crataegus/
The eFloras-page is a gateway to several electronically available floras. As of February 2011, these are: Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal; Flora of Chile; Flora of China; Flora of Missouri; Flora of North America; Flora of Pakistan; Moss flora of China; Trees and shrubs of the Andes of Ecuador; Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar; and others. A search tool is available for searching plant names in all the floras simultaneously. [Editorial staff vifabio]
Discipline based portals and link collectionsResource type
http://www.efloras.org/
Beside a general introduction there are certain suggestions about Torticid-species (e.g. stages, variation, biology, host plants, damages and distribution). An online key allows there determination. Interactions between several plants and host specific Torticids are summarized. A single section treats the female and male genitalia. Information about higher taxa (Metazoa, Bilateria, Hexapoda) are available. [Editorial staff vifabio]
Discipline based websitesResource type
http://nlbif.eti.uva.nl/bis/tortricidae.php
Flying snakes are a small group of species of tree snakes that live in South and Southeast Asia. At rest they appear unremarkable, but on the move they're able to take to the air by jumping from the tree, flattening the entire body, and gliding or parachuting to the ground or another tree. This site is dedicated to documenting the science of these unique animals. [Information of the supplier]
Discipline based websitesResource type
http://www.flyingsnake.org/
Frank Kingdon Ward was a successful and famous explorer and plant collector. He wrote and published 25 books as well as contributing to inumerable magazine and newspaper articles. He explored areas of Western China, Burma, Tibet, and Assam from 1909 to 1958. But he was certainly not the only high achiever in his family. The information here comes originally from two studies of the family name and has been augmented by internet and other research done by myself. [Information of the supplier]
Personal websites / biographiesResource type
http://www.french4tots.co.uk/kingdon-ward/
An online key to determine genera of the flea bettles (Alticinae). The comprehensive section on morphology is useful for this matter. Several suggestions are available for each genus (distribuion, diagnosis, species, host plants). This information can also be accessed by an genera index. A short summary of the palaearctic fauna and an extensive literature collection are available. [Editorial staff vifabio]
Discipline based websitesResource type
http://www.sel.barc.usda.gov/Coleoptera/fleabeetles/toc.htm
The IEF, a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation of individuals and institutions, was formed in 1998 to promote conservation of African Elephants and Asian Elephants . The mission of the IEF is to support and operate elephant conservation and education programs both in managed facilities and in the wild, with emphasis on management, protection and scientific research. [Information of the supplier]
Non-governmental organisationsResource type
http://www.elephantconservation.org/
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