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…

Key to Pond Organisms

Key to Pond Organisms Simple key to common organisms found in ponds. Author: Tal Taylor Key to Pond Organisms Lucid Player interface Key to Pond Organisms Lucid Player image gallery Key to Pond Organisms Lucid Player example fact sheet Previous Next

Australian Soft Scale (Coccidae) Genera

Australian Soft Scale (Coccidae) Genera This is the first key to the known genera of Australian soft scales (Sternorryncha: Coccoidea: Coccidae). About 80 described species of soft scales in 26 genera have been recorded from Australia (Ben-Dov et al. 2009). The real diversity of Australian soft scales in poorly known; most Australian specimens can not…

The Pea Key

The Pea Key The legume family Fabaceae is one of the most diverse in the world with more than 19,000 species, which are usually recognised by their pod-shaped fruit (peas and beans). Faboideae is its largest subfamily and is usually recognised by the pea-shaped flowers. The flowers of Vandasina retusa are typical of the Pea…