Afrotropical Mydidae genera dichotomous key

Afrotropical Mydidae genera dichotomous key Identification key to Afrotropical Mydidae genera published originally by Dikow in 2017 in the Manual of Afrotropical Diptera volume 2 (see https://bit.ly/AfrotropicalManual). This key includes updates and enhancements to the original key and will be kept up-to-date to include new taxa or synonymy etc. The present key is Version 2,…

Eremohaplomydas, Haplomydas, and Lachnocorynus key

Eremohaplomydas, Haplomydas, and Lachnocorynus key Dichotomous key to species of the Afrotropical Mydidae genera Eremohaplomydas Bequaert, 1959, Haplomydas, Bezzi, 1924, and Lachnocorynus Hesse, 1969 resulting from taxonomic revision published in Boschert & Dikow 2021 in African Invertebrates. Authors: Claire Boschert and Torsten Dikow Previous Next

Key to the Mantodea of Belize

Key to the Mantodea of Belize A regional key is provided to known species of Mantodea in Belize; the total number of known species is 21. Authors: Lohit Garikipati and Jason E. Bond, University of California Davis Key to the Mantodea of Belize home page Key to the Mantodea of Belize Lucid player Previous Next

What wasp is that?

What wasp is that? What wasp is that? contains an interactive identification key to the Australasian families of Hymenoptera and associated information on: the morphology of the Hymenoptera, including annotated drawings of the morphological terms used throughout the guide and key; the families, including images, biologies and defining characters;the diverse biology and ecology of the…

On the Fly

On the Fly – An interactive identification tool for Australian flies Android and iOS apps now available. With On The Fly you will be able to:Accurately identify the family to which an Australian fly belongs.Access further information on each Australian fly family, including photographs, a brief morphological description, biology and distribution, and links to literature…

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 objective of the work presented here is to enable agricultural, horticultural, and quarantine entomologists of this country to recognize pest…

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 description. The larvae of Scarab beetles feed on decomposing plant material, dung or live plant parts. While most of the…

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 caterpillars to family level, with a particular focus on families of biosecurity concern to northern Australia. We have included as…

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 and 95 species have been intercepted at US ports of entry, with over 40% of interceptions associated with cargo entering…

Electronic identification key of the genus Chinavia Orian, 1965 (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)

Electronic identification key of the genus Chinavia Orian, 1965 (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Among the green stink bugs, the genus Chinavia Orian is the most specious, with 85 species distributed in the Nearctic, Neotropical and Afrotropical regions. Due to the polyphagous habit, some species are considered as pests in cultivated plants, generating economic importance in this genus.…