The South African Sarcophaginae

The South African Sarcophaginae The flesh flies (Family Sarcophagidae) are comprised of three subfamilies Sarcophaginae, Miltograminae and Paramacronychiinae. This project proposes to focus on members of the subfamily Sarcophaginae found within South Africa. Identifying flesh flies is generally recognized…

Terrestrial Mollusc Tool

Terrestrial Mollusc Tool The Terrestrial Mollusc Tool was specifically designed to assist in the identification of adult terrestrial slugs and snails of agricultural importance. The tool also includes species of quarantine significance as well as…

Families of Parasitiformes in soil

Families of Parasitiformes in soil This is a key to the adult females of 43 families and 3 superfamilies of soil-inhabiting parasitiform mites and was originally built in Lucid Professional Version 2.0¬†(https://www.lucidcentral.org/), then upgraded to…

Soil Microarthropods

Soil Microarthropods This is a key to the major lineages (Classes and Orders) of soil-inhabiting microarthropods. For our purposes this means that arthropods < 1 cm in length as adults are included. Authors: David Evan…

Diatom Identification Key for South African Rivers

Diatom Identification Key for South African Rivers A key to the common and some endemic species of diatoms occurring in South African rivers. Use of the key may be constrained by the absence of endemic…

Key to the Flowering Plant Families of the Neotropics

Key to the Flowering Plant Families of the Neotropics Neotropikey is an international project based at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, developing identification resources for the flowering plants of the Neotropical region (tropical South and…

Orders, Suborders & Cohorts of Mites in Soil

Orders, Suborders & Cohorts of Mites in Soil The taxonomy of mites is in a state of flux. ¬†About two dozen major taxa of mites living in soil are currently recognised and variously designated as…

Beetles of the World

Beetles of the World Beetles (order Coleoptera) are the most diverse and species-rich group of animals in the world. This fully-illustrated key allows users to identify adult beetles to the level of family, subfamily, and…

Key to 100 Common Suburban Weeds

Common Australian Garden Weeds Released as a part of The University of Queensland Centenary, Common Australian Garden Weeds is designed for the identification of 100 species of weeds that are common in suburban areas around Australia.…