An interactive key to the troglobitic invertebrates of Brazil

An interactive key to the troglobitic invertebrates of Brazil Introduction This key is an interactive tool to help identify the troglobitic invertebrates species that occurs in Brazil. The key comprises 78 species, forming a matrix of 231 morphological characters and more than 200 images to support identification. Key Author(s): Daniele Regina Parizotto, Amanda Ciprandi Pires,…

Thrips of Brazil

Thrips of Brazil The Thysanoptera fauna of Brazil is one of the most diverse in the world. More than 530 species were described based on material collected in Brazilian territory and approximately 700 species are recorded from this country. This number represents more than 10% of the species described in the Thysanoptera. Besides the large…

Key to the white grub adults and larvae

Key to the white grub adults and larvae IntroductionKey to the white grub adults and larvae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae, Rutelinae, Melolonthinae) that occur in sugarcane of southern and eastern Africa and the Indian Ocean islands. This Lucid key forms part of the output of EU-ACP Sugar Research Programme (RPR/009/07) EDF IX Project 2.1.USE OF BIOPESTICIDES…

Key to the Afrotropical Silky Lacewings (Insecta: Neuroptera: Psychopsidae)

Key to the Afrotropical Silky Lacewings (Insecta: Neuroptera: Psychopsidae) Fully illustrated identification guide to the extant subfamilies, genera and species of the Afrotropical Psychopsidae. Key Author(s): Deon K. Bakkes, Catherine L. Sole, Mervyn W. Mansell Key Version: 1.0 Key to the Afrotropical Silky Lacewings (Insecta: Neuroptera: Psychopsidae) Lucid key taxon image gallery example 2 Key…

Thysanoptera Aotearoa (Thrips of New Zealand)

Thysanoptera Aotearoa (Thrips of New Zealand) There have been few studies on the thrips of New Zealand. Most of the information presented in this system is derived from two Fauna of New Zealand volumes (Mound & Walker 1982; 1986). However, much of the data in those two volumes was derived from limited amounts of field…

Fruits of Brazilian Savanna Attractive to Wildlife (Frutos Atrativos do Cerrado)

Fruits of Brazilian Savanna Attractive to Wildlife (Frutos Atrativos do Cerrado) The Cerrado biome is considered the richest savanna of the planet. It is the second biggest vegetation domain of Brazil, occupying 22% of its territory, and has about 12.000 species of vascular plants. From this, it is estimated about 4.000 species producing fruits attractive…

Flower Chafers of New South Wales

Flower Chafers of New South Wales This key enables the user to identify the adult Flower Chafers, technically known as Cetoniinae, of New South Wales to species. The Cetoniinae are a subfamily of the family Scarabaeidae, which includes Dung Beetles, Christmas Beetles, Rhinoceros Beetles and Chafers. This key was created by Chris Reid and Matthew…

Key to the Chrysomelinae of New South Wales

Key to the Chrysomelinae of New South Wales This is an interactive key which enables the user to identify to generic level adult beetles of the subfamily Chrysomelinae occurring in New South Wales. The Chrysomelinae belong to the family Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles) and are represented by 35 genera in New South Wales. This key was…

Key to the Criocerinae of New South Wales

Key to the Criocerinae of New South Wales This is an interactive key which enables the user to identify to genus adult beetles of the subfamily Sagrinae occurring in New South Wales. The Sagrinae belong to the family Chrysomelidae (leaf-beetles) and are represented by three genera in New South Wales. This key was created by…