Biodiversity: Life & taxa
I. Key taxonomic & biodiversity information websites
• My first go-to site for taxonomic information, CoL is a joint project of:
• Built on the Catalogue of Life (see above), EoL contains a wider array of information (including photos) on many taxa. However,
for non-biologists, EoL's taxonomic rankings can be confusing to follow as they are unlabelled (order? suborder? family?).
• Covers US and Canada
II. Systematics, taxonomy & biological data management
III. Miscellaneous taxonomically-sorted information
• What you see from this point on is an infinitesimal sampling of the planet's biodiversity...with a coincidentally strong focus on my personal interests. If you are looking for taxa-specific information, the key websites listed above are your best starting point.
• My first go-to site for taxonomic information
Algae & lichens
Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Collection @ Carnegie Museum of Natural History