Key to the Myrtaceae of New Zealand

Key to the Myrtaceae of New Zealand This key is for the identification of indigenous and exotic species within the Myrtaceae (myrtle) family that grow in New Zealand. Murray Dawson, Matt Buys, Chris Ecroyd, Elizabeth…

Lepidopteran Families of Biosecurity Concern

Lepidopteran Families of Biosecurity Concern banner An interactive lucid key is presented to assist in recognising families of targeted Lepidoptera of biosecurity concern using morphological characters of the adult. Many existing keys to adult Lepidoptera…

Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants

Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants Edition 8 “Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants” (the Rain Forest Key, or RFK) – the foremost identification and botanical guide to rainforest plants of northern Australia has reached a new milestone with…

Hawaiian Kalo

An identification guide for taro in the Hawaiian Islands An identification guide for taro (Colocasia esculenta) horticultural varieties and closely related species grown in the Hawaiian Islands. Authors: Shelley A. James, Kathleen Igeta, Amanda Harbottle,…

Pest thrips in Timor Leste

Pest thrips in Timor Leste The insect Order Thysanoptera includes about 6300 described species worldwide. The greatest number of species live in tropical countries, but on Timor Leste scarcely 100 species have been recorded. The…

An Early Screening Tool for Exotic Scarab Pests to Australia

An Early Screening Tool for Exotic Scarab Pests to Australia Scarabaeidae is the largest family within the monophyletic Scarabaeoidea superfamily. It encompasses over 1,600 genera and exceeds 27,000 species worldwide, with numerous species still awaiting…

The Caterpillar Key

The Caterpillar Key An interactive key for identifying families of Lepidoptera larvae, particularly those of Australian biosecurity concern. The objective of this Lucid Key for caterpillars is to provide a tool for the identification of…

TingID

TingID Identification of lace bugs intercepted at U.S. ports of entry The Tingidae, known as lace bugs, is a family of true bugs containing around 2,500 species in about 300 genera. Of these, 50 genera…

Families of Flowering Plants of Australia

Families of Flowering Plants of Australia Suppose you have found a plant that you cannot identify. You may wish to know more about it – how common or rare it is, for example, or whether…