EUCLID Eucalypts of Australia – Fourth Edition

EUCLID Eucalypts of Australia – Fourth Edition EUCLID provides complete descriptions of 934 species of Angophora, Corymbia and Eucalyptus plus an interactive identification key using LucidTM software. It covers all Australian States and Territories. Over twelve thousand images are used to assist interpretation of species features and the species themselves as well as their geographic distribution. This innovative application makes identification a…

A Key to the genera of Australian Jumping Spiders (Araneae: Salticidae)

A Key to the genera of Australian Jumping Spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) The key is intended to meet the needs of naturalists, biologists and taxonomists who wish to identify Australian jumping spiders. The character set has high redundancy (99 characters, 293 character states) allowing users to begin with whatever observable characters are available to them when…

Spider mites of Australia (including key exotic southeast Asian pest species)

Spider mites of Australia (including key exotic southeast Asian pest species) About the key This interactive key provides diagnostics for all the species of spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) previously recorded in Australia, based mostly on literature records. Several species collected in Australia, but not yet recorded in the literature, are also included (manuscript in prep).…

WATTLE Acacias of Australia

WATTLE Acacias of Australia ver. 3 This WATTLE ver. 3 key (which is also available as an App) enables users to identify wattle plants that occur anywhere in Australia or elsewhere in the world where they are grown. It includes 1,057 formally described species of Acacia, plus several hybrids and informal taxa of this genus.…

What Bug Is That?

What Bug Is That? About this projectWhat Bug Is That? provides identification keys and information to the 600+ insect families of Australia. Insects have always been a challenge to identify because of their extremely high diversity. We estimate there are approximately 200,000 species of insects in Australia, and these are placed in about 640 families…

Key to Order & Superfamily of Australian Collembola

Key to Order & Superfamily of Australian Collembola This key covers all 14 families of Collembola known from Australia.  Few Collembola are truly aquatic and some families such as Cyphoderidae (ant inquilines) and Oncopoduridae (cave and soil species) would rarely be met in aquatic samples.  But members of almost any family may occur in aquatic…

Key to Families of Australian Aquatic Molluscs

Key to Families of Australian Aquatic Molluscs This key is apart of the Keys to Australian Aquatic Macro-Invertebrates. MOLLUSCA This large phylum is divided into several classes of which only the Bivalvia (bivalved molluscs) and Gastropoda (snails and slugs) are found in inland waters. BIVALVIA Bivalved molluscs occur commonly in marine and estuarine environments.  Four…

Key to Orders of Australian Aquatic Arthropoda

Key to Orders of Australian Aquatic Arthropoda This key is apart of the Keys to Australian Aquatic Macro-Invertebrates. This intermediate-level key covers the huge and diverse phylum Arthropoda. The major classes of arthropod found in inland waters are Crustacea (all life stages) and Insecta (adults and/or larvae and/or pupae).  Lesser components of the fauna include…

Key to Phylum and Class of Australian Aquatic Invertebrates

Key to Phylum and Class of Australian Aquatic Invertebrates This is the central key in this series of linked Keys to Australian Aquatic Macro-Invertebrates.  The key is designed to identify any specimen to a level corresponding approximately to Phylum or Class. For most major invertebrate groups this key points directly to a family-level subkey.  For arthropod…

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. Only weeds that are found in most states and territories are included, and hence weeds that are locally common in…