Vicflora Lucid keys

Vicflora Lucid keys VICFLORA is a comprehensive and current guide to the wild plants of Victoria. With plant profiles, identification tools and richly illustrated, the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria provides this resource free-of-charge for land managers, scientists, students and indeed anyone with an interest in Victorian plants. New Lucid keys to Fabaceae (excl. Acacia), Cyperaceae and…

Rust Fungi of Australia

Rust Fungi of Australia Rust Fungi of Australia, an interactive key for species of plant pathogenic rust fungi (Pucciniomycotina) known from Australia. Rust fungi parasitise a wide range of host plants including ferns, conifers and angiosperms. Worldwide, there are about 8000 species of rust fungi and approximately 200 generic names have been proposed. With Rust…

Interactive Key to the World Genera of Cobweb Spiders (Theridiidae)

Interactive Key to the World Genera of Cobweb Spiders (Theridiidae) Version 1.0beta Updated January 28 2003. Upgraded into Lucid v4 December 2020. This is an early trial version of this interactive key, still lacking many images and most notes. Although it almost certainly contains some errors at this point, it nevertheless has proved fast and…

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 lack good illustrations of the important characters and this key provides high quality photographs of all the characters used. Easily…

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…

Key to Restionaceae of Western Australia

Key to Restionaceae of Western Australia This key allows identification of all species of the southern rush family (Restionaceae) in Western Australia Acknowledgements We are grateful to many friends and colleagues working at the WA Herbarium for supplying diverse data, images, maps, ideas, and taxonomic and computing expertise that have made the development of this…

Key to Malvaceae of Western Australia

Key to Malvaceae of Western Australia This key allows identification of all species of the hibiscus family (Malvaceae) in Western Australia Acknowledgements We are grateful to many friends and colleagues working at the WA Herbarium for supplying diverse data, images, maps, ideas, and taxonomic and computing expertise that have made the development of this data…